Family Philanthropy Booklist curated by Toronto Foundation

 
 
Have you found yourself thinking it’s time to get a little more focused with your giving? Do you want to involve your kids, or grandkids in your giving? How can you create a high-impact strategy for your family philanthropy? 
To answer these questions, we’ve pulled together just a few of the books that we think might help get you started.
 
 
Strategic Philanthropy
Money Well Spent, Paul Brest
The Art of Giving: Where Soul Meets a Business Plan, Charles Bronfman & Jeffrey Solomon
Willing Wisdom: 7 Questions to Ask Before You Die, Thomas Deans
Inspired Philanthropy, Tracy Gary
Strategic Giving, Peter Frumkin
The Rich Life: Managing Wealth and Purpose, Susan Latremoille
Women Who Give Away Millions, Iris Nowell
Grassroots Philanthropy, Bill Somerville, Fred Setterberg
Successful Philanthropy: How to Make a Life by What You Give, Jean Shafiroff
What was your Great Grandmother’s Name? Keith Thomson
 
Impact Investing
Impact Investing: Transforming How We Make Money While Making a Difference, Anthony Bugg Levine & Jed Emerson
The Power of Impact Investing, Judith Rodin, Margaret Brandenburg
 
Next Gen Philanthropy
Creating Change Through Family Philanthropy: The Next Generation, Alison Goldberg, Karen Pittelman, Resource Generation
Generations of Giving: Leadership & Continuity in Family Foundations, Kelin E. Gersick
Classified: How to Stop Hiding Your Privilege and Use It for Social Change, Karen Pittelman, Resource Generation, Molly Hein
 
Books for Children
The Giving Tree, Shel Silverstein
One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference, Kate Smith Milway
The Giving Book, Ellen Sabin

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