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Foundation Planning Guide
The Foundation Planning Guide covers 14 scenarios that high-net-worth clients commonly face that directly affect their investment planning, tax and estate planning, and charitable planning, and it shows how a private foundation can be used to address them.
21st-Century Community Foundations: A Question of Geography and Identity
In this “Leadership Series” paper, Emmett Carson, CEO and president of Silicon Valley Community Foundation, provides a thoughtful examination of fundamental questions facing U.S. community foundations today. Acknowledging that a key characteristic of community foundations is their leadership and civic engagement within their stated geographies, Emmett explores how these institutions are engaging with donors who have a wide range of interests in diverse geographic areas. 21st-Century Community Foundations is intended to be a springboard for the ongoing conversation about the changing definition of “community.”

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