“. . . right on target! This book proves that philanthropy is an incredible teaching tool for your family once you know how to apply its power . . .” – Bill Lane, Founder, Sunset Magazine
“. . . an outstanding tool to put into the hands of every family with sufficient wealth to engage in philanthropy . . . very practical . . .” -Jim Miscol, Vice Chairman (ret.) Bank of America
“This book is a great tool for preparing the third generation and as a refresher for those of us who started with Preparing Heirs.” -Jim & Becky Morgan, Morgan Family Foundation
“This book should be the handbook for all philanthropic advisors throughout the country.” -Don Hartmann, Director, International Association of Advisors in Philanthropy
“This book outlines appropriate ways to involve children in various ages in family philanthropy . . I wish we’d had access to this resarch years ago.” -Marvi Ricker, Vice President, Philanthropic Services, BMO Harris Private Banking
“A timely primer . . . that helps to correct the problem . . . of successful family business going under because the next generation wasn’t prepared.” -General P.X. Kelley, 28th Commandant of the Marine Corps, Chairman, Air Warrior Courage Foundation, Director, J.F. Lehman & Co.
This book reveals the findings from a study of 100 family philanthropies reveals how those families (sometimes unintentionally) found philanthropy to be a “stealth training tool,” teaching their heirs about finance, accountability, mission and the importance of values. It’s filled with examples showing how children as young as age 5 benefited from participating with the family in their giving program.
Hardcover: 165 pages
Dimensions: 8.6 x 5.6 x 0.9 inches
Publisher: Robert Reed Publishers