Giving strategically

Mark PetersenApplication Process, Strategy

The beginning of a new year is an opportunity to reimagine one’s purpose. This is true for both charities and foundations, for those who do good and those who give for the good of others. And it is true as well for Stronger Philanthropy. We are currently developing our own strategic plan and working with selected clients as they develop … Read More

Strategic planning for family foundations

Mark PetersenWorkshops

In October, Stronger Philanthropy hosted a weekend strategic planning session for a multigenerational family foundation in Vancouver BC.  In interactive sessions, we considered mission, vision and values for family giving, to strengthen the focus for future philanthropy and to ensure everyone is on the same page.  We introduced some practical tools to strengthen their family philanthropy.  Most importantly, the next … Read More

Lance Robinson: Strategic focus (S2:E6)

Mark PetersenPodcast

The Stronger Philanthropy Podcast is pleased to introduce listeners to Lance Robinson, the CEO of Equitas Group, a Knoxville, Tennessee-based foundation.   Lance brings a strategic and thoughtful focus to his family’s philanthropy.  This process is often a challenge for other wealthy families.  Under Lance’s leadership, he has ensured the foundation will do more than just give reactive grants, but … Read More