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Celebrating What "Family" Means to You
National Center for Family Philanthropy
In family philanthropy we have the choice in how we define "family." In the case of the Quixote Foundation, family is defined as the people who are at the table because they care about each other and
Celebrating Your Family's Greatest Gifts in Life for 20 Years
National Center for Family Philanthropy
Jennifer Mizrahi shares how her family's philanthropy has evolved since they experienced a stunning moment of surprise in their own giving journey. Hear more about how this family's foundation makes
Giving Across Generations: How to Engage Multiple Generations in Family Philanthropy
Many families talk about their desire to engage the next generation in family philanthropy and struggle with determining the right time to involve the next generation and how best to prepare them for
The 25 Best Practices of Multi-Generational Families
GenSpring | SunTrust Private Wealth
The odds of sustaining wealth across generations are low, and studies show that less than three percent of failures stem from poor estate planning and poor investment returns. This implies that there
Family Culture: Creating a Resilient Family Tree
National Center for Family Philanthropy
Family connectedness, not money, has the greatest influence on multi-generational family continuity. But when many think about legacy, it’s often in the context of multi-generational financial
Successful Generations Podcast: Engaging Your Family in Family Philanthropy
National Center for Family Philanthropy
The question Virginia “Ginny” Esposito, Founder of the National Center for Family Philanthropy, gets asked the most, is “How can I engage my family in philanthropy?” In this
Tandem Use of Private Foundations and Donor Advised Funds
Hemenway & Barnes
Much has been written comparing the administrative, financial, and programmatic criteria of private foundations and donor advised funds. It is often presented as an “either/or” choice. It
Women and Money—A Path to Gender Equality
Hawthorn, PNC Center for Financial Insight
Throughout their lives, many women will probably face a number of circumstances unique to their gender, and each with financial implications. When it comes to women and money, it is essential for
Tax Reform and Philanthropy: Exploring Why and How You Give
Hawthorn, PNC Center for Financial Insight
For the majority of Americans, the tax overhaul has altered or reduced many of the financial incentives for making charitable donations. But charitable giving is rarely driven solely by the desire to
Private Family Foundations Annual Governance Checklist
Hawthorn, PNC Center for Financial Insight
The fun and rewarding activities of a family foundation center around determining the causes and organizations the foundation will support. While working together to make a difference, it is