Topic: Family Philanthropy
To which cause to give – and how much
Ian Zelaya, Washington Jewish Week, September 2013
Three Good Reasons to Have a Corporate Foundation (And One Not to)
Laura H. Peebles, Wealth Management, 2012
Holding a Family Meeting at an Overseas Destination
The Hip Family Guide to Happier Holidays
Provides tips for families on how to celebrate the holidays in a meaningful way and how to impart lessons of giving and generosity to children during the holiday season.
Young philanthropists can effect real change
Bruce DeBoskey, The Denver Post, May 2011
Emphasizes the importance of intergenerational learning within families, in order to make philanthropy a positive and focused family experience. DeBoskey suggests that although parents have a responsibility to teach younger generations about philanthropy, those younger generations should also make an effort to share their philanthropic experiences with older generations.
Funding as a Family
Credit Suisse, 2010
Explores the opportunity and challenges inherent in engaging the next generation in charitable giving. Through case studies, the report details recommendations for how families can work together to build thoughtful and effective family philanthropies.
'The Kids Are Now Adults': What Foundation Trustees Need to Know About Young Board Members
Ben Gose, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, April 2010
As foundation boards reach out to recruit younger trustees, they should recognize the differences between Generations X and Y and be willing to learn from the ideas the newcomers bring.
Classified: How To Stop Hiding Your Privilege and Use It For Social Change
by Karen Pittelman & Resource Generation, Soft Skull Press, 2005
Illustrations by Molly Hein
Afraid of being branded the enemy, most young people with wealth who believe in social change keep their privilege hidden. As a result, they are unable to bring their much-needed resources, access, and connections to the struggle for justice. Classified is a guide for all those who are tired of the cover-ups and want to learn how to put their privilege to work.
Creating Change Through Family Philanthropy: The Next Generation
by Alison Goldberg, Karen Pittelman, & Resource Generation, Soft Skull Press, 2007
Many families are looking for ways to engage the "next generation" in philanthropy. But for next generation members, getting involved raises complicated questions. How can they bring their values to the table? How can they move more resources to social justice? Complete with personal stories and exercises, this guide gives young people the tools they need to not just participate, but help transform the field itself.
Money and Meaning: New Ways to Have Conversations About Money with Your Clients
by Judith Stern Peck, Wiley, 2007
Provides a framework and approach for understanding the role money plays in health, wellness and resolving conflict in an individual or family's life. Filled with case vignettes, Money and Meaning helps open the door to thoughtful conversations that explore money's multiple meanings.
Wealth in Families
by Charles W. Collier, Harvard University, 2007
A call to families to think deeply about the fundamental questions surrounding wealth and its effect on a family, offering ways in which to plan and act with regard to both wealth and family.