Posts tagged to 'Family culture'
by Sara Southwood
on April 25, 2019
Our family stories help us get to know ourselves by understanding those who came before us, as well as help cultivate empathy for our own family. Understanding your own story and "thickening a thin narrative" will help inform how your family can move forward in your giving.
by Bobbi Hapgood
on March 7, 2019
How do you put the fun and meaningfulness back into the foundation meetings and get everyone effectively engaged? Nonprofit strategist and family foundation board member Bobbi Hapgood invites you to a networking group on putting the fun into foundation.
After 40 years of rapid economic growth in the “Reform and Opening Up” era, China now has the second-highest tally of millionaires in the world. These newly wealthy individuals seek to carry on their legacy and to promote social values through family philanthropy.
by Laura Gassner Otting
on July 26, 2018
“It is vital to reaching my goals that my department at work meets regularly; it enables us to make sure everyone is on track, goals are being met, and morale is high.” Now, what if you swapped out the words “my department at work” for “my family”?
by Bruce DeBoskey
on July 5, 2018
Many of us adults give considerable thought to how we will pass along our money to the rising generations in our families when we die. Far fewer of us also consider how we will pass along our “value assets” – our family’s unique approach to community, giving back and helping others, while we’re living.
Targeted philanthropic training acknowledges that not all family members are in the same stage of their philanthropic journey and provides different learning opportunities depending on each individual’s experience and level of engagement.
by Jamie Forbes
and Kelly D. Nowlin
on June 4, 2018
Cultural gatekeepers ensure that families sustain their collective identity by watching over and revisiting their cultural norms, adjusting or confirming along the way that “this is how we do it” while also recognizing that how we do it today might have to be different next year.
by Yuval Lion
on May 4, 2018
Suddenly, I was thinking more about the meaning of money, responsibility, privilege, and the possible consequences of inherited wealth. That led me to question my parents’ legacy – how would their wealth impact future generations of our family?
by Andrew Hapke
on April 5, 2018
In a country where wealth is increasingly concentrated and the role of the government as a redistributive force is debated constantly, can we be an example of how individuals and families can redistribute their wealth in their own way?
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by Virginia Esposito
on April 1, 2018
One of the great opportunities of family philanthropy is spending meaningful time with those you love and know well. The challenge of family philanthropy is to avoid the stereotypes and patterns you are used to when you move out of the family room and into the boardroom.