At 21/64, we understand the unique skills and perspectives the next generation can bring to the philanthropic community. However, the prospect of engaging the next generation can be daunting.
Next-generation family members have grown up with access to broader opportunities fueled by information technology, increased diversity and global connectedness. The questions they ask, language they use, and even their values and priorities change the way the family communicates.
The more a family is able to see that “involving the kids” does not only mean adding children to an existing system, but rather shifting the family paradigm to become multigenerational – embracing what each generation brings to the table – the better prepared they will be for the next phase of the foundation’s evolution, and for meeting the needs of the 21st century.
Explore our Next Generation programming here.
Equipped with tools to take your audience through an interactive experience as they unpack assumptions about the rising generations who hold the future of philanthropy in their hands. Contains everything you need to present findings from #NextGenDonors in an interactive and engaging format.
A month-long series exploring the values, motivations, and stories of the up-and-coming generation of philanthropists.
Amy Clarke, Ben Eyre, Sharna Goldseker,
and Michael Moody, Alliance, December 2013
Originally published in the December 2013 issue of Alliance magazine. The original article can be found here. For more information about subscribing to Alliance, please click here.
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Stanford Social Innovation Review, February 12, 2013
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