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Is Spending Down Right for Your Philanthropy? How to Make the Decision and What to Consider in the Process

Hosting Organization: 
National Center for Family Philanthropy
Thursday, September 21, 2023
2:00pm - 3:30pm EDT
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Determining the lifespan of a philanthropic effort is one of the most important decisions a philanthropy’s board, staff, and family members make.

Would the philanthropy have more impact and better meet community needs by spending more or all of its assets in a limited timeframe instead of existing in perpetuity? How does a philanthropic family make this decision? What plans must be put in place related to grantmaking, investing, staffing, and communications while a lifespan decision is being considered and when it has been finalized?

Join NCFP for this webinar to hear from family philanthropy staff and board members who can provide guidance on the critical questions to ask, how to go about making a decision on lifespan, and how to successfully navigate the spend down journey once that decision has been made.

For those who would like to participate, NCFP will have an additional 30 minutes of networking time at the end of the program.

About the Series
Community Conversations are topical webinars on issues and trends in family philanthropy and are available to the field at large. These events lift up experts in the field, challenge philanthropists in their thinking and practices, and share timely stories and strategies in the family philanthropy community.

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