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Natural Philanthropists: Findings of the Family Business Philanthropy and Social Responsibility Inquiry (2009)

Report
June 2009
Institute for Family Business and the Community Foundation Network

Author Beth Breeze Published by Institute for Family Business and the Community Foundation Network Date 2009

This report, based on focus groups and expert interviews with family business owners, provides new data and analysis on the scale, scope and impact of family business philanthropy and social responsibility; it provides examples of good practices that demonstrate benefits to both the community and the companies, and it makes recommendations, aimed at government, charities and family businesses themselves, to create a more enabling environment to encourage other family business owners to start or scale up their philanthropic and socially responsible activities.

This report is tagged under:

  • Business/corporate philanthropy
  • Family philanthropy
  • Trusts & foundations