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

This week, we are pleased to feature a podcast conversation with Christina Wing, founder of Wingspan Legacy Partners.

In family enterprises, philanthropy and social impact initiatives serve as vital mechanisms for fostering multigenerational collaboration and reinforcing the family’s values while also contributing to its lasting legacy in the community.

FFI Practitioner is pleased to invite Jon Quinn, Deputy Director at Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, to discuss the factors contributing to the rising generation’s philanthropic goals and decisions.

In this week’s FFI Practitioner, Karen Carlson examines the benefits to engaging the next generation in family enterprise philanthropy activities at a young age and provides several best practices for next generation philanthropic engagement.

In this week’s edition of FFI Practitioner, author John Canady examines how donor-advised funds (DAFs) can provide enterprising families an alternative to establishing a family foundation to accomplish their philanthropic objectives.

Thank you to this week’s contributor, Isys Caffey of Edelman, who launches 2018 with further analysis of the Edelman Trust Barometer Special Report: Family Business by focusing on the role that wealth inequality can play in public perceptions of family businesses and what family businesses can do to address these perceptions.

Despite the potential for next gen donors to become the most significant philanthropists and drivers of family enterprise to date, still little is actually known about the values and tendencies of this vital demographic.

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.