Publications

Family Foundations and the Law

This cornerstone resource for family philanthropies helps directors, trustees, and key staff navigate the “gray areas” that require professional legal guidance. It provides quick, summarized, user-friendly explanations about basic laws and regulations in a simple question-and-answer format. Now, for the first time since passage of the most significant charitable-reform legislation in decades—the Pension Protection Act of 2006—here’s the one book that incorporates what you really need to know to ensure your family foundation adheres to the letter of the law.

2011 Grantmakers Salary and Benefits Report

This report presents 2011 salaries and compensation trends over a wide range of positions and grantmaking entities—community, private (family and independent) and public foundations and corporate grantmakers.

2011 Grantmakers Salary and Benefits Report

This report presents 2011 salaries and compensation trends over a wide range of positions and grantmaking entities-community foundations, private foundations (family and independent), public foundations, and corporate grantmakers.

The Grandparent Legacy Project

The Grandparent Legacy Project is an oral history tool that helps grandparents communicate their stories—their legacies—across the generations. Created by 21/64 and the Association of Small Foundations, this resource excerpts interviews with 15 well-known philanthropic grandparents, a CD to hear their voices, and a workbook.

Built On Principle: A Guide to Family Foundation Stewardship

Built on Principle will help family foundations achieve excellence using the Stewardship Principles for Family Foundations as a blueprint for excellence.

Facing Forever: Planning for Change in Family Foundations

Family foundations can find opportunities even in times of great change and crisis. Facing Forever will arm you with the tools, stories, and resources to help you prepare for current and future transitions. At the very least, the difficult issues it raises will help get your board talking about and planning for highly personal and highly probable possibilities.

The Giving Family: Raising Our Children to Help Others

The Giving Family offers parents dozens of simple family activities to teach children of any age how to give their time, their talents, and (yes!) their money to people and causes they care about