The Trustee Education Institute: An Intensive Seminar for Family Foundation Trustees

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 12:00pm to Friday, May 10, 2013 - 2:00pm EDT
Pew Charitable Trusts Conference Center, 901 E St NW, Washington, DC
Pew Charitable Trusts Conference Center, 901 E St NW, Washington, DC
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The National Center’s Trustee Education Institute provides a comprehensive introduction to all of the key legal, investment, ethical, grantmaking, and family dynamics issues facing family foundation board members. This three day, intensive seminar features a faculty made up of National Center senior staff and highly respected philanthropy experts.


  • What does it mean to be a steward of both the public’s trust and your family’s legacy?
  • How do you bring your personal giving identity to the foundation’s collective grantmaking?
  • What are the qualities and responsibilities of effective trustees and exceptional boards?
  • How do you navigate family dynamics at the board table?
  • What essential legal rules do you need to know, and what are the more difficult ethical issues you may confront over time?
  • How can you grow into a leader for your family’s philanthropy and get the most from this truly special opportunity? 
A Philanthropy New York Collaborative Program with the National Center for Family Philanthropy.
This program is "Partially Open."

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