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Philanthropy

Articles addressing the alignment of family values and traditional philanthropic approaches.

Philanthropy is not just a “good” thing to engage in. It is also one of the most effective tools for bridging generational differences in families.

The second issue in the November series on the theme of transformation in family enterprise focuses on philanthropy. Go here for “How Should the Family Business Community Respond to the Challenge of Economic Inequality?” by Michael Carney and Robert Nason.

In many segments of society there is growing pessimism about established business leaders’ ability to generate a sustainable and shared prosperity.

The Human Comedy Sometimes, you set out to “transform” others and end up demonstrating how obtuse you actually are: “How can I have been so blind?”.

In this paper, the authors present a review of literature about family enterprises and their approach to and practice of philanthropy.

Following on ten other articles on philanthropy this year, The Practitioner is pleased to present “Celebrating and Inspiring Philanthropy around the World” by Lenka Setkova.

In this week’s issue Maya Prabhu, who is managing director of the Coutts Institute, Coutts & Co. in London and also runs the Coutts Forums for Philanthropy, interviews Peter Buffett about his unique upbringing.

We continue our series of Research Applied with summaries and practical applications of two articles on philanthropy from the September Special Issue of FBR: Social Issues in the Family Enterprise Does Family Involvement Make Firms Donate More?

In many countries where we work with family enterprises, there is a long history of family philanthropy and its legacy is significant. Giving as a family can be especially rewarding.

Community foundations are a worldwide phenomenon with more than 1400 around the globe.

This week’s invited blog extends a conversation on philanthropy and the role of family enterprise advisors that began at an educational event at the FFI global conference in San Diego in October.