Philanthropic Giving


Assessing Tax Reform's Impact on Private Foundations and Recent Guidance Involving Donor Advised Funds
PwC Private Company Services
Private foundations assessing the impact of the tax reform legislation (HR1) signed into law on December 22, 2017 should look beyond the private foundation-specific proposals that were not included
Emotionally Invested: A Collection of Articles about Impact Investing
National Center for Family Philanthropy
For a majority of impact investors, impact investing means seeking a general or specific environmental, social, or governance outcome, in addition to a financial return, from their investments.
Impact Investing: Seeking Measurable Social and Environmental Benefits While Pursuing Financial Return
Ascent Private Capital Management
Impact investments can be made in all corners of the world, in frontier and emerging markets, developed economies and our local neighborhoods. When successfully implemented, impact investing can
Family Ties: Multigenerational Family Foundation Board Engagement
Surdna Foundation and Center for Effective Philanthropy
When John E. Andrus established the Surdna Foundation in 1917, he probably did not imagine the ways in which his descendants would engage with one another as leaders and stewards to steer the
Ten Essential Responsibilities of Foundation Board Chairs
National Center for Family Philanthropy
Few, if any, roles are more significant in ensuring a foundation's success than that of the board chair. This may be why many people find assuming this position a daunting project. And yet the
Considerations for Hiring an Outsourced Chief Investment Officer—Take the “T” Test
The term “Outsourced Chief Investment Officer” (OCIO) has gained popularity in the investment industry as investment consultants, banks and small wealth management firms are now offering
Passing the Torch: Next-Generation Philanthropists
BNP Paribas Group and The Economist
For a number of philanthropists, philanthropy is a family affair: a means of passing on key values to the next generation as well as giving back or doing good. How are millennials in family
At a Glance—Passing the Torch: Next-Generation Philanthropists
BNP Paribas Group and The Economist
Wealth amassed by affluent individuals is being channeled into family foundations, increasingly led by millennials. They sit at the crossroads between the forces driving the millennial generation and
Impact Investing: A Primer for Family Foundations
The ImPact
A foundation is a powerful platform through which families can address the challenges in society about which they care about most. Yet, most families only use a small portion of their foundation
Evolving Directors & Officers Liability Environment: Emerging Issues & Considerations
When it comes to directors and officers liability, three words really matter: Are you Protected? Through a combination of strong corporate governance, broad corporate indemnification, and directors