Succession Planning

The Power of Urgency--The Eckerd Family Foundation’s Limited Life Approach

Publication date: 
10/2013

To view report, click PDF below.This Passages Issue Brief chronicles the experiences of the Eckerd Family Foundation, which operated in Tampa, Florida from 1998 to 2012. Organized from its inception as a limited life foundation, the Eckerd Family Foundation took a bold and strategic approach to using its assets to create significant change on issues affecting young people, including juvenile justice, foster care, and education.

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The Lawrence Welk Family Foundation – Igniting the Spark: Resources for Building Next Gen Leadership

Publication date: 
09/2013

The National Center for Family Philanthropy and Youth Philanthropy Connect, a program of the Frieda C. Fox Foundation, have teamed up on the release of our latest Passages Issue Brief entitled, “Igniting the Spark: Creating Effective Next Generation Boards.” As a supplement to “Igniting the Spark,” we have also developed a series of case studies of youth engagement strategies being used by multi-generational family foundations as well as community foundations involved in the YPC network. This month we feature strategies and lessons learned from the Lawrence Welk Family Foundation.

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