Organizational Profile

National Center for Family Philanthropy


WE INSPIRE GENERATIONS OF GIVING The mission of the National Center for Family Philanthropy is to promote philanthropic values, vision, and excellence across generations of donors and donor families. Our understanding and experience with the very personal act of giving ensure that these donors and their advisors have access to the highest quality information and the encouragement needed to:

  • Articulate, pursue, and achieve their charitable missions;
  • Understand and meet their governance and management needs; and
  • Have a significant, positive impact on the lives and work of those they support.

The National Center offers several core services in support of this mission, including:

  • Friends of the Family, our special philanthropic network of giving families committed to the future of family philanthropy. Learn more…
  • The Family Philanthropy Teleconference series, featuring presentations by experts and practitioners on a wide range of topics related to family dynamics, governance, grantmaking, and new trends in family philanthropy. Learn more…
  • Family Philanthropy Online, our subscription service offering access to the world’s largest online library exclusively for giving families, as well as to our monthly Teleconference Series. Learn more …
  • Family Giving News, our complimentary monthly e-newsletter connecting readers with important new trends and the latest research in family philanthropy. Learn more and subscribe…

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Target Audience: Grants management staff, Program staff, Administrative staff, Communications staff, Development staff, Executive staff, Financial staff, Trustees, Donors, Advisors

Services Provided: Conferences, Resources, Training

Geographic Scope: National

Target Organizations: Family foundation

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