Thrive at Five: The Secrets of Long-Term Family Philanthropy

Passages Issue Brief — Exploring Issues in Family Giving

If you are a newer family foundation with one or two generations on the board, five generations may seem like a long time away. Yet in family philanthropy, quite a few foundations have been operating and thriving for 50, 75, even 100 years. What’s the secret of these family philanthropies that make it five generations or more? How do they stay united over time, over generations, and across family branches? How do they successfully attract and engage younger family members?

These long-time family foundations share their secrets for making it to five generations and beyond.


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2018


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