Friends of the Family

NCFP’s Leadership Circle and Friends of the Family network is composed of more than 300 family foundations and donor families who support NCFP on an annual basis and sustain our work. NCFP’s Leadership Circle recognizes a special group of our most generous supporters. This network is the nation’s premier leadership and learning network for philanthropic families. See a complete list of NCFP Friends and Leadership Circle members.

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Benefits of the Friends network

NCFP Friends and Leadership Circle funders receive significant registrations discounts for exclusive peer gatherings, including the National Forum on Family Philanthropy, the Trustee Education Institute, and special CEO Retreats for both family and non-family CEOs. In addition, Friends receive preferred access to other NCFP services, including special issue briefs, personalized assistance for information requests, practical research, timely webinars, and our searchable Family Philanthropy Online Knowledge Center. Leadership Circle funders also receive personal access to the Office of NCFP President Virginia Esposito, allowing them to email or phone for personalized answers to difficult questions as they arise.

Friends in action

NCFP’s Friends and Leadership Circle are among the most innovative and committed funders for the communities and causes they serve. Review an archive of our past Friends Focus columns or watch our special "I am family philanthropy" video series for a small taste of the many programs, passions, and initiatives of this network or review our collection of Impact Stories for examples of how Friends are transforming their shared family values into effective giving to make a lasting impact on the communities they serve.

I am Family Philanthropy

Every day we see committed and generous families making positive impacts on the communities and issues they serve. Through our special I Am Family Philanthropy video series, we are delighted to share the stories of NCFP Friends and philanthropic donor families.