Teen Philanthropy Cafe: We recently released the first reader of a series as a part of our partnership with Exponent Philanthropy. The rest of the series will be published soon. The readers introduce young people to strategic, thoughtful philanthropy, and inspire them towards giving with impact. Families and adults who work with youth can use [...]
Scanning the Landscape of Youth Philanthropy: Our partners at the Foundation Center recently released a scan of youth philanthropy across the nation. The report includes a review of the in-depth needs and story of youth grantmaking. Read more here.
Philanthropic Youth from Across America Gather for the 4th Annual Youth Philanthropy Connect Conference Youth Philanthropy Connect (YPC) started out as a simple idea: the meeting of philanthropically minded youth to learn from and connect with each other. Now, the YPC Youth Leadership Team and staff are putting the finishing touches on their upcoming 4th [...]
Annie gave an interview with Philanthrogeek xChange on Youth Philanthropy Connect and our work in the field of youth philanthropy. Listen to the full interview! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Z56-JFFKEo
On May 10, Youth Philanthropy Connect held a Gathering in Boston for families who are or want to engage children ages 8-21 in philanthropy. This interactive session highlighted Boston’s youth philanthropy work, as well as provided a unique opportunity for youth, families, and foundations in attendance to meet one another, share models of youth philanthropy, [...]
Annie and Alexis attended the Grantmakers For Effective Organizations (GEO) www.geofunders.org conference in Hollywood March 10-12. FCF is a member of GEO and enjoyed learning about evaluating networks like YPC, hearing about technology tools for collaboration, and exploring design thinking principles. Annie wrote a blog post about her experience with the GEO Ambassador program. Click [...]
On March 2, 2014, the Frieda C. Fox Family Foundation welcomed Nancy Miller back as a trustee. Nancy has a rich history of work with Alan Fox and the Foundation over the years and brings a terrific strategic and innovative mind to our team! Welcome Nancy!
Alexis Marion participated as an inaugural participant in Exponent Philanthropy’s, formerly the Association of Small Foundations, Next Gen Fellows program. The exclusive 6-month training program for members of the next generations (ages 18-35) provided a wealth of knowledge about the foundation sector and the field of philanthropy as well as providing a network of peers across the [...]