philanthropy

More then philanthropy than writing a cheque

By |February 24th, 2017|

Merrick column December 2016 revised

The Trust as a Family Holding Structure 

By |December 9th, 2014|

A trust can provide a very good solution for the long term holding and preservation of family wealth.  
Trusts have been used for generations for the holding and preservation

Trust as a Family Holding Structure II (aspects of the Trust)

By |December 9th, 2014|

The Trust as a Family Holding Structure
Part II: Various aspects of the trust as a Family Holding Structure
A trust can provide a very good solution for the long term

Why is Family Governance so Important (part IV)

By |September 30th, 2014|

Why is Family Governance so Important & How to Create it in Your Family?
Family Governance is how families make decisions together. If they create a good system, i.e. one that

Which opportunities do social businesses offer for venture philanthropy funds?

By |July 28th, 2014|

Which opportunities do social businesses offer for venture philanthropy funds?
The innovative, market-oriented but yet not yield-oriented model of social businesses makes a good match for the distinctive approach of