Posts by Ellie Frey Zagel

Trends 2020: An Invitation from Ellie Frey Zagel

Posted by Ellie Frey Zagel on March 19, 2019

This year, Ellie Frey Zagel is chairing the committee dedicated to producing Trends 2020, a follow-up to the 2015 survey. Trends 2020 includes new questions relevant to ongoing changes in the field including issues of equity, place-based giving, transparency, the role of the donor, and the question of spend down versus perpetuity.

Podcast: 10 Things My Family Did to Engage Us in Philanthropy

Posted by Ellie Frey Zagel on October 2, 2018

People always ask how our family got us involved in philanthropy. This podcast is dedicated to answering that question. Here are 10 things the Frey family did well and some of lessons learned.

Successful Generations Podcast: Engaging your Family in Family Philanthropy

Posted by Ellie Frey Zagel on April 19, 2018

In this episode, Virginia “Ginny” Esposito, Founder of the National Center of Family Philanthropy, highlights what family business is and common trends in the work she has been in for over 30 years.

Successful Generations Podcast: Raising Kids with Generous Genes

Posted by Ellie Frey Zagel and Susan Crites Price on February 16, 2018

In this episode, Susan and I discuss when to start engaging little ones in giving, family volunteering, role modeling, helping children find their philanthropic voice and much more!

Balancing Privilege and Responsibility

Posted by Ellie Frey Zagel on January 18, 2018

Balancing privilege with responsibility is no small feat. And then, after you miraculously have figured it out for yourself, how do you pass this wisdom down to your next generation?

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