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FAMILY GIVING RESOURCES

The following resources are just a start of what we can provide for your family if you choose The Denver Foundation as your partner in philanthropy.

To find out more, contact Sarah Harrison by e-mail or by calling 303.300.1790.

Family Philanthropy Tips

Online Resources about Family Philanthropy

Suggested Reading on Families and Giving

Here are just a few publications that focus on family philanthropy. If you have additional resources to recommend, contact Sarah Harrison by e-mail or at 303-300-1790.

Across Generations: A Four Step Guide for Creating an Expression of Donor Intent (Susan Turnbull and Amy Zell Ellsworth), Personal Legacy Advisors, LLC and The Philanthropic Initiative, Boston, MA 2009

Among the Philanthropic Elite (Teresa Odendahl), Basic Books, New York, NY, 1990

Charity Begins at Home: Generosity and Self-Interest Among the Philanthropic Elite (Teresa Odendahl), Basic Books, New York, NY, 1990

Creating Change Through Family Philanthropy: The Next Generation (Alison Goldberg and Karen Pittelman), Soft Skull Press, New York, NY, 2007

Don't Just Give It Away: How to Make the Most of Your Charitable Giving (Renata Rafferty), Chandler House Press, Worcester, MA, 1999

Family Wealth: Keeping It in the Family (James E. Hughes, Jr.) Bloomberg Press, Princeton, NJ, 2004

Generations of Giving: Leadership and Continuity in Family Foundations (Kelin E. Gersick) Lexington Books and National Center for Family Philanthropy, Washington, D.C. 2004

The Giving Book (Ellen Sabin) Watering Can Press, 2004

The Giving Family: Raising our Children to Help Others (Susan Crites Price), Council on Foundations, Washington D.C. 2001

Giving Together: A Primer for Family Philanthropy (Amy Zell Ellsworth and Ellen Remmer), The Philanthropic Initiative, Boston, MA. 2008

Giving Together: A Workbook for Family Philanthropy (Amy Zell Ellsworth and Ellen Remmer), The Philanthropic Initiative, Boston, MA. 2008

Inspired Philanthropy: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Creating a Giving Plan (Tracy Gary and Melissa Kohner), Jossey-Bass, Hoboken, NJ, 2002 (2nd edition)

A Kid’s Guide to Giving (Freddi Zeiler), By Kids for Kids Co., Norwalk, CT, 2007

Living the Generous Life: Reflections on Giving & Receiving (Wayne Muller and Megan Scribner, Editors), Fetzer Institute, Kalamazoo, MI, 2002

The Power of Giving: How Giving Back Enriches Us All (Azim Jamal and Harvey McKinnon) Tarcher, New York, NY, 2008

The Power of Half: One Family's Decision to Stop Taking and Start Giving Back (Hannah Salwen and Kevin Salwen), Mariner Books, Boston, MA 2011

Raising Charitable Children (Carol Weisman) F.E. Robbins & Sons Press, St. Louis, MO, 2006

Raising Children with Philanthropic Values (Ellen Remmer), The Philanthropic Initiative, Boston, MA. 2003

Rambam’s Ladder: A Meditation on Generosity and Why It Is Necessary to Give (Julie Salamon), Workman Publishing, New York, NY, 2003

Wealth in Families (Charles W. Collier) Harvard University Development Office, Cambridge, MA. 2006