Pride of Place: Sustaining a Family Commitment to Geography


In an earlier study on family foundations, a trend surfaced showing that foundations founded on a commitment to a particular region remain committed to the hometown over generations while sustaining both effective grantmaking and family involvement. As a follow-up to that finding, an in-depth study was conducted to provide insights on place-based giving. It includes common challenges, opportunities, and strategies for place-based family philanthropy. The study, which also addresses the future, is based on interviews with leaders from more than 50 placed-based family foundations. 

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