October 11 - October 11, 2017 | New York, New York

Through their philanthropy and family foundations, families aspire to achieve a lasting and positive impact on society, as well as to shape their legacy. Families’ resources extend well beyond money to include leadership and reputation, time and talent, passion and commitment. Good governance and ethical practice is critical to ensuring the success of a family foundation, preserving family harmony, and increasing its capacity for innovation for the purpose of improving life and the natural world. In an engaging conversation, experts will discuss governance requirements and pitfalls for family foundations, trustees’ fiduciary obligations, and effective grantmaking.