Gratitude and humility in philanthropy; from a story, to a value, to action

2017-12-21T14:34:43+00:00September 6th, 2016|

The importance of documenting the ethos of our founders is well known in family philanthropy. Authors and leaders throughout the field have published articles and tools (e.g. Grandparent Legacy Project) aimed to help families ask questions to elicit the core values of our founders.

These values are the backbone of our work. And when we are able to connect our founders’ values to real-life stories, it can have a profound impact on our families and those we serve.

We were recently reminded of this powerful connection in our own efforts at the Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation.

Read the full story here.

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