December 19, 2011

The Family Conference From Another Perspective
RE: Philanthropy
By Daniela Fainberg
The Council’s Family Philanthropy Conference is an opportunity for international philanthropists to meet and exchange experiences with peers from the U.S. and other countries. It is a place to learn with other participants representing other foundations and specialists in the field of philanthropy and family dynamics. It [...]

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December 16, 2011

Moving From Overwhelmed to an Opportunity
RE: Philanthropy
By Nelli Garton
I know I am not alone in feeling overwhelmed by the state of the world and the incredible needs that philanthropy is trying to address. We can’t fulfill these on our own, so where do we start? Are we just providing short-term solutions when the whole system [...]

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December 15, 2012

It’s About Family Giving, Not Just Family Foundations
RE: Philanthropy
By Robyn Schein
In February, the Council on Foundations will bring together families from all over the country (and world!) to learn about and discuss the current issues affecting families who give. The 2012 Family Philanthropy Conference is not just for family foundations-it’s for all families committed to [...]

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December 14, 2011

One Part Joy, One Part Challenge, All Family Foundation CEO
RE: Philanthropy
Katherine Lorenz
I am seven months into one of the most exciting opportunities of my life, which is also one of the greatest challenges of my life. Earlier this year, I became president of my family’s foundation, the Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation. My 92-year-old grandfather [...]

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