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  • Family Philanthropy Webinar: Planning for an Influx of Assets | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    Speakers Tara Brown directs Hidden Leaf Foundation Hidden Leaf s mission is to expand inner awareness within social change organizations in order to enhance the effectiveness of the progressive movement Tara and Hidden Leaf helped launch and sustain the Seasons Fund for Social Transformation After ten years working in international community development Tara began her work for transformational social change with a Master s Degree in Integral Anthropology focusing on Ecology and Social Change For six years she then directed the Institute for Deep Ecology which articulates a mind body spirit worldview addressing many of today s pressing social and environmental quandaries Tara s current passions include surfing and parenting her 18 year old son Elaine Gast Fawcett is a philanthropy writer and content strategist who has been telling people s stories since fifth grade when she crafted her first class newsletter For the past 15 years she has worked to strengthen the philanthropic sector by helping grantmakers share the stories tools and practices that move their mission forward Elaine has interviewed 1000 philanthropists entrepreneurs and nonprofit leaders and published a number of books toolkits articles and reports for foundations nonprofits and grantmaker associations including NCFP Katherine Lorenz is President of the Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation a grantmaking foundation focusing on environmental sustainability in Texas Previously she served as Deputy Director for the Institute for Philanthropy whose mission is to increase effective philanthropy in the UK and internationally Prior to that Katherine lived in Oaxaca Mexico for nearly six years where she co founded Puente a la Salud Comunitaria a non profit organization working to advance food sovereignty in rural Oaxaca through the integration of amaranth into the diet She continues to be involved with Puente s work as an active board member Before founding Puente she spent two

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  • Family Foundation | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    based approach to meeting your charitable giving missions This event is for CNJG Members only Audience Family Foundation Topic Family Philanthropy Family Philanthropy Webinar Ten Ways Philanthropic Families Work with Community Foundations Join us for this special webinar as we count and describe the many ways that philanthropic families work with the more than 800 community foundations spread across North America This event is for CNJG Members only Audience Family Foundation For Youth by Youth Your Voice Your World Building Your Capacity to Ignite Change We all have a voice And we all have vibrant networks friends family and peers that fuel our collective world Join us to learn about how you can use your voice and community to advocate beyond dollars for the causes that matter most to you This webinar is the final webinar of a four part series This event is for CNJG Members only Audience Emerging Practitioners Family Foundation For Youth by Youth Meeting with Your Peers Tips and Tools for Working with Others Sometimes it can be challenging to work with other groups for example with other committees or with adults Learn skills to help facilitate meetings for effectiveness and make decisions as a team This webinar is the third of a four part series This event is for CNJG Members only Audience Emerging Practitioners Family Foundation For Youth by Youth The Art vs Science of Grantmaking Sculpture music dance those are arts Chemistry biology physics those are sciences But what s philanthropy And who are you the philanthropist This webinar is the second of a four part series This event is for CNJG Members only Audience Emerging Practitioners Family Foundation Family Philanthropy Webinar The Critical Role of the Board Chair in Family Philanthropy Join us for this wide ranging conversation on the critical role

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  • Family Foundation | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    leading voices in the field This event is for CNJG Members only Audience Family Foundation Topic Family Philanthropy Family Philanthropy Webinar Toeing the Line Addressing Common Legal Pitfalls in Family Foundation Governance Join us for this year end refresher on some of the most common dilemmas in family foundation governance and management featuring nationally recognized legal advisor Andrew Schulz of Arabella Advisors This event is for CNJG Members only Audience Family Foundation Topic Family Philanthropy Family Philanthropy Webinar Avoiding Avoidance Addressing and Managing Conflict Conflict is neither inherently good nor bad Conflict will always occur in an organization that s growing evolving and changing What makes it good or bad or a positive or negative experience is how it s managed This event is for CNJG Members only Audience Family Foundation Topic Communications Family Philanthropy Webinar Mission Investing Overcoming Resistance and Getting Started Family foundations and family offices are increasingly turning to mission more broadly known as impact investing strategies as a key tool for aligning investments and operations with their mission and objectives This event is for CNJG Members only Audience Family Foundation Topic Family Philanthropy Family Philanthropy Webinar Generational Transitions The Never Ending Story If you are connected to a multi generational family foundation you likely have discovered that transitions are not a one time event rather they are an ongoing and evolving fact of life Audience Family Foundation Topic Family Philanthropy Family Philanthropy Webinar So You Want to be a Family Philanthropist Sometimes philanthropy is done purely for altruistic reasons but often there are other motivations This event is for CNJG Members only Audience Family Foundation Topic Family Philanthropy Family Philanthropy Webinar Thinking Outside The Box Creative Ways To Support Capacity Building Increasingly foundations are investing in deep community listening before they design strategies and approaches for

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  • Family Foundation | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    to lift up your grantees Learn how new media tools can help you tell your grantee s stories deepen community connections and advocate for your cause Audience Family Foundation Family Philanthropy Webinar Generation Next Young Donors Inspiring a New Generation of Philanthropists The dream of many family foundation donors is to instill a lifetime love of philanthropy and giving back to future generations of one s family Audience Family Foundation Family Philanthropy Webinar Adaptive Philanthropy Giving that Gets Results Most families engaged in shared philanthropy aspire to change the world that s why you commit your time energy and focus to this important work Audience Family Foundation Family Philanthropy Teleconference The Power of Urgency Advantages and Options for Limited Life Foundations This webinar will look at the unique issues involved in spending down a foundation s assets Audience Family Foundation Family Philanthropy Teleconference Creating a Culture of Learning for Your Family and Board In the introduction to Generations of Giving NCFP s seminal study of multi generational family philanthropy lead author Kelin Gersick writes that success in family philanthropy is measured in part by the family members commitment to the foundation s work the satisfaction they take in doing Audience Family Foundation Conversation Cocktails for Philanthropic Families Involving the Next Generation One Family s Story What s Yours Audience Family Foundation Family Philanthropy Teleconference Igniting the Spark Effective Next Generation Boards For many families it is important that the next generation not only gives but gives as part of the family This Family Philanthropy Webinar introduces an increasingly popular method for preparing the next generation for philanthropic service the next generation or junior board Audience Family Foundation Family Philanthropy Teleconference Families and Community Foundations Working Together Families have a special connection to the communities in which they live and families

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  • Family Foundation | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    Community Voices What are the signs that your foundation s board might benefit from adding a community leader to bring new energy and a fresh voice to board deliberations and decisions Some family foundations have never had an outside trustee on the board and don t want one Audience Family Foundation Family Philanthropy Teleconference Cultivating and Learning from Millennial Leaders Members of Gen X and Gen Y the Millennials are the future and increasingly current leaders of philanthropy yet we know very little about how their philanthropy differs from that of previous generations Audience Family Foundation Family Philanthropy Teleconference The First Year How to Hire Inspire and Empower a New Family Foundation CEO Hiring a new family foundation CEO is one of the most important transitions that any family foundation must go through The role of a family foundation chief executive is unique running a philanthropic enterprise in partnership with a family Audience Family Foundation Generations Together A Curriculum for Engaging Youth in Family Philanthropy Generations Together is many things a curriculum that could be followed step by step for a comprehensive learning experience a collection of resources to tap when the time is right or an ongoing source of inspiration and ideas It was designed for giving families at every phase whether you are just starting out or have been active for decades and generations Audience Family Foundation Topic Family Philanthropy Family Philanthropy Online Knowledge Center In partnership with the National Center for Family Philanthropy CNJG members have complimentary access to Family Philanthropy Online a web based knowledge center that provides practical advice and knowledge on a variety of relevant topics Audience Family Foundation Topic Family Philanthropy Families Funding Change How Social Justice Giving Honors Our Roots and Strengthens Communities This whitepaper examines the latest data to identify trends

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  • Family Foundation | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    Corporate Giving Family Foundation Topic Communications Getting More from Measurement Five Insights for Social Innovators This piece captures five key insights to guide organizations as they develop ongoing Measurement Learning and Evaluation plans to achieve greater social impact Audience Corporate Giving Family Foundation Topic Administration Grants Management Next Gen Donors The Frey Chair for Family Philanthropy program at the Johnson Center for Philanthropy and 21 64 a nonprofit consulting practice specializing in next gen and multigenerational strategic philanthropy have released Next Gen Donors Respecting Legacy Revolutionizing Philanthropy This first of its kind research examines the next generation of major donors and studies this crucial group directly through interviews Study participants were carefully screened to ensure that they are 21 to 40 years old and that fit study criteria to be considered high capacity donors Audience Family Foundation Topic Family Philanthropy Management Leadership Development Conflict of Interest Policy for Independent Foundations A sample conflict of interest form for independent private foundations Audience Family Foundation Program Staff Topic Administration Governance Integrated Foundation Information System Hosted Service Providers and Software Looking to upgrade your grants management technology This chart details major foundation information system providers and their products Audience Corporate Giving Family Foundation Topic Grants Management Technology Best Practices for Family Foundations with Geographically Dispersed Board Members This study by the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University investigates how family foundations manage governance decision making and especially daily work activities when the number of local board members diminishes Audience Family Foundation Topic Governance Engaging the Family in Your Philanthropy Read this blueprint for family engagement providing strategies and approaches to involving the next generation Audience Family Foundation Topic About Philanthropy Family Philanthropy Family Involvement The Spectrum of Options An article by Alice Buhl introduces a wide range of models from which families can

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  • Family Foundation | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    American family foundations have grown in number and in popularity at least in part due to the fact that African Americans expressly prefer giving to organizations that are close to them and that aid their community Audience Family Foundation Topic Diversity Equity and Inclusion Family Foundation Job Descriptions Sample job descriptions for positions at Family Foundations Audience Family Foundation Topic Administration Sample Foundation Code of Values A sample document detailing the core values of the Betty and Davis Fitzgerald Foundation including restrictions on participation on nonprofit grantee boards Audience All Funders Family Foundation Topic Family Philanthropy Governance What You Should Know Before Signing Your Organization s Form 990 PF Resource for top officers who sign the Form 990 PF to understand the important safeguards they should undertake before signing the tax return Audience Family Foundation Topic Finance Accountability Self Assessment Tool for Unstaffed Foundations This tool for unstaffed foundations includes an accountability self assessment and a legal checklist It is divided into nine topic sections each of which is divided into three levels which can help foundations tailor the tool to meet their specific interests and needs Also included are an Excel spreadsheet to help tabulate responses an extensive accountability resource list and a glossary of key words and concepts used in the tool Audience Family Foundation Topic Governance A Closer Look at Foundation Administrative Expenses Amid the growing public scrutiny of philanthropy in recent years legislators the media and the general public are taking a closer look at foundations administrative expenses This article offers some guidance to help foundations manage benchmark and report their administrative expenses in ways that can effectively demonstrate and ensure they are spending their dollars wisely to fulfill the public trust Audience Family Foundation Topic Administration Finance Conflicts of Interest at Foundations Avoiding the Bad

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  • Family Philanthropy Webinar: Passing the “Mirror Test”: Ethics and Family Philanthropy | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    and your desire to foster charitable impulses in your children and future generations are the foundation of your family s philanthropy Articulating and discussing values on a regular basis is part of ethically responsible giving And ensuring that your grants and gifts are effective in achieving your goals is also an ethical obligation Join us for this fun and interactive exploration of how to frame and diagnose ethical dilemmas in family giving featuring nationally acclaimed ethics consultant Michael Rion author of Everyday Ethics Putting Values into Action and Responsible Family Philanthropy A Resource Book on Ethical Decision making for Family Foundations Featured Speaker Michael Rion Ph D is a Founder and recently retired as Principal of Resources for Ethics and Management Prior to founding Resources for Ethics and Management for four years Dr Rion served as the Director of Corporate Responsibility at Cummins Engine Company where he served on issues of responsible management He also served as President of Hartford Seminary an innovative interdenominational center for six years Dr Rion is nationally recognized for his pioneering work in ethics training that successfully bridges the gap between theory and practice He has provided consulting and training in ethics and management responsible leadership applied values and collaborative problem solving Frequently in demand as a dynamic speaker and trainer and a published author Everyday Ethics and The Responsible Manager he has led hundreds of workshops for managers at all levels and consulted on ethics and management with major corporations nonprofits government and community groups Dr Rion earned a degree in business administration with highest distinction from Northwestern University and received a Ph D in ethics from Yale University This event is a CNJG membership benefit for family foundation members including staff and trustees in partnership with the National Center for Family Philanthropy Registration

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