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How do family foundation trustees move the conversation from dollars and privilege to the impact of their work?
A small group of family foundation trustees gathered to learn from Mark Sedway of the Philanthropic Awareness Initiative, how engaged Americans, or 12 percent of U.S. adults, perceive foundations. We learned that these engaged Americans generally aren’t aware [...]

Mary Galeti and Audrey Jacobs, co-chairs of the 2010 Family Philanthropy Conference, kicked off our three days together with a warm welcome and powerful visual presentation of what they hope for our experience. Mary and Audrey bring different perspectives to their philanthropic work: Mary is a trustee of her family’s foundation, The Tecovas Foundation, and [...]

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