We are about to witness unprecedented transfers of authority and wealth from the Traditionalist and Baby Boomer generations to Generation X and the Millennial Generation. The impact to family philanthropy will be profound. As families struggle to engage multiple generations in their philanthropic efforts, new models for communication, giving, decision making and succession must be forged.
Watch the video above to hear Amy Hirsh Robinson’s thought-provoking insights on the characteristics, motivations and values of the different generations and what family foundations must do to bridge the divides.
AMY HIRSH ROBINSON is the founder of Interchange Group, a consulting firm that specializes in customized workforce strategies, cultural transformation, organizational restructuring, and talent management across the generations. Robinson is a thought leader, strategist, change agent, and a leading expert on the impact of generational differences in the for-profit and nonprofit workplaces. She serves as a retained trusted advisor to nonprofits and family foundations in the midst of change, legacy building, and succession planning. Her strategic expertise refines her clients’ policies and practices by integrating cross-generational trends and communication into philanthropic, organizational and succession strategies. Amy’s numerous articles can be found on her website at www.interchange-group.com.