Engaging the Next Generation in Family Foundations

At their best, private family foundations engage the family in shared mission while changing the world for the better. They can effect change in a small, targeted geography (like Kansas City, KS) or impact a broad issue that resonates across many boundaries (like funding HeadStart). Family foundations need expertise, infrastructure, governing documents, skills, and technology. Because these private foundations have a high degree of control and latitude, with only the family involved, the challenge becomes keeping the extended family—the second, third, and fourth generations—passionate, engaged and mission focused. (Nonprofit Quarterly)

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About Marnie Grona

Marnie Grona is a marketing communications professional based in Toronto who works for Imagine Canada as Director, Marketing and Communications. She has a Masters Certificate in Marketing Communications Leadership through the Executive Education Centre of the Schulich School of Business and studied marketing and advertising at the University of Winnipeg. She also has a background in arts marketing and management where she served at the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival and the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre.

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