This document is a reference tool for considering which philanthropic giving structure is most appropriate to the unique situation and priorities of these individuals and families.
This new publication illustrates the innovative leadership of our members in the areas of Equity, People, Practice and Policy and how CMF is championing the work of Michigan philanthropy as we continue to live into our Equity at the Center strategic framework.
Trends 2020 provides an update to NCFP’s 2015 Trends in Family Philanthropy Study, and includes new information on trends in areas such as transparency and community engagement, founder involvement, strategic lifespan, and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in family philanthropy.
How has place-based family philanthropy evolved over time? This resource is a study of place-based foundations and funds. A place-based foundation or fund is committed—often exclusively—to a particular geographic region of the country.
This webinar highlights challenges that foundation boards and executives are facing and discusses the board development levers that are most related to stronger board and foundation performance.
The article covers how the family foundation worked with its board to not only evaluate their foundation's tradition in grantmaking but also discover new ways of working, with a keen focus on remaining responsive in their pursuit of equity.
The limited life approach in philanthropy has received increased attention in recent years. But across foundations, perpetuity is often still seen to be the default, and there is considerable uncertainty about the practice of spending down.
Next-Gen Philanthropy: Finding the Path Between Tradition and Innovation, consider a series of questions that every next-generation donor should carefully consider, as well as recommendations based on the past experiences of other next-generation donors.
Federal law regarding conflicts of interest and self-dealing at foundations can be complex and confusing.