Philanthropic Giving


Impact Investing for Nonprofits, Endowments, and Foundations
Nonprofit endowments and philanthropic foundations are increasingly interested in how their investment practices can be aligned with the institution's mission, values, and goals. One way to do
Foundation Succession Planning: Considering a Foundation's Future
Foley & Lardner LLP
What happens when a founding donor isn’t around to direct the foundation’s mission and grantmaking activity? To avoid unwanted consequences and confusion, succession planning requires a
Sharing Your Resources: A Lesson on Charitable Giving (Grades 3-5)
PwC Private Company Services
A young girl shares a story about the “weird gift” she received on her birthday from her grandmother. It included three jars that were labeled save, spend, and share. There was also an
Four Easy Steps to a Responsible Investing Portfolio
When it comes to responsible investing, a simple checklist can do wonders. It can help investors move beyond intent to action and finally find the right stock or bond portfolio. This checklist
Putting the "Family" in Family Philanthropy
Wilmington Trust
For many individuals, philanthropy is one of the more gratifying parts of estate planning. Adding in a multigenerational component—one that involves the family’s needs, interests, assets
Family Office Connections Podcast: Philanthropy
Boston Private
In this episode, two experts in the philanthropic advisory space talk about their experiences working with family offices, the state of the industry, and what it might look like in a post-pandemic
Panel: Capital Allocation in Complex Family Enterprises During a Crisis
One question that is often asked when working with family offices is “What are families like mine doing”? The interest in the answers is even greater during periods of crisis, such as the
Direct Impact: Establishing an Emergency COVID-19 Relief Fund
Hemenway & Barnes
The impact of COVID-19 on our communities is only just starting to come into focus. No matter what happens from here, the damage will be dramatic. Many nonprofits that have not traditionally made
Family Philanthropy's Response to COVID-19
National Center for Family Philanthropy
During these trying times, it is heartening to see donors harness the power of philanthropy to combat the social, economic, and health implications of COVID-19. Resilience has been redefined as each
Strategic Time Horizons: A Global Snapshot of Foundation Approaches
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors
Whether responding to a cataclysmic event or providing sustainable financing to solve structural issues, philanthropies around the world are taking a fresh look at their approaches. As part of this