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Cultivating a New Generation
National Center for Family Philanthropy
It’s the giving season—a time of joy, wonder, togetherness, and sharing. For Kimberly Myers-Hewlett, it is also a special time that brings her back to her philanthropic roots that began
Transparency in Family Philanthropy: Opening to the Possibilities
Elaine Gast Fawcett, National Center for Family Philanthropy
What choices do you have when it comes to transparency? How open and accessible is your family foundation—to the extended family, to grant seekers and partners, to the public? What approach do
Women & Wealth
GenSpring | SunTrust Private Wealth
Women continue to make great strides in wealth. However, the general theme in the latest research on women and wealth has revealed that women are still restricted by their own lack of confidence. It
Family Wealth Advisors Insights
Bank of the West
There is great responsibility when serving the ultra-high net worth clients, especially those who are concerned about preserving a family legacy and the successful transfer of their wealth and/or
Using Donor-Advised Funds to Achieve Charitable Goals
Fiduciary Trust Company
Charitable giving in the U.S. has grown to record levels in recent years, and donor-advised funds (DAFs) account for nearly 10% of all U.S. charitable giving. Learn why benefits such as tax savings,
Will Tax Reform Impact Charitable Giving?
Wilmington Trust
It’s clear that the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act created some philanthropic winners and losers for the next few years. With the elimination of the phase-out of itemized deductions, donors who
Celebrating Incredible Relationships for 20 Years
National Center for Family Philanthropy
Katherine Lorenz, President, Cynthia and  George Mitchell Foundation, talks about how a childhood drawing of a cloud inspired her perspective on what it means to be a philanthropist—and
Celebrating Your Family, Community, and Philanthropy for 20 Years
National Center for Family Philanthropy
Farhad Ebrahimi invites us all to reimagine the role of philanthropy—and both the opportunities and power it provides. After being gifted a significant amount of money, he and his sister
Celebrating the Voices of New Generations for 20 Years
National Center for Family Philanthropy
Hear from Monica about her grandmother's influence encouraging the new, third generation to get involved and bring their own voices to the table. Monica, now president of the Conant Family
Celebrating Your Person
National Center for Family Philanthropy
Kelly and Isabel talk about how "finding their person" guided them along their philanthropic journey. In this family, each generation encourages the next by engagement, mentorship, and resilient