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Family Giving & Teen Philanthropy

Available Resources

Family Giving

Collier, C. W. Wealth in Families. Harvard, 2006.

Gallo, E.; Gallo, J. & K. Gallo. Silver Spoon Kids: How Successful Parents Raise Responsible Children. McGraw-Hill, 2011.

Gersick, K. Generations of Giving: Leadership and Continuity in Family Foundations. Lexington Books, 2004.

Goldberg, A. & K. Pittelman. Creating Change Through Family Philanthropy: The Next Generation. Soft Skull Press, 2006.

Hughes, J. E. Family: The Compact Among Generations. Bloomberg Press, 2007.

Hughes, J. E. Family Wealth - Keeping It in the Family: How Family Members and Their Advisers Preserve Human, Intellectual, and Financial Assets for Generations. Bloomberg Press, 2004.

Morris, R. Kids, Wealth, and Consequences: Ensuring a Responsible Future for the Next Generation. Bloomberg Press, 2010.

Williams, R. and V. Preisser. Philanthropy, Heirs & Values: How Successful Families Are Using Philanthropy to Prepare Their Heirs For Post-transition Responsibilities. Robert Reed Publishers, 2010.

Willis, T. C. Navigating the Dark Side of Wealth: A Life Guide for Inheritors. New Concord Press, 2003.

Teen Philanthropy

Jewish Teen Funders Network serves as a central resource for Jewish teen philanthropy. It helps create and improve Jewish teen philanthropy programs in synagogues, Jewish federations, summer camps, community centers, foundations, social service agencies, and day schools.

Boles, N. B. How to Be an Everyday Philanthropist. Workman Publishing Company Inc., 2009.

Carter, C. Raising Happiness: 10 Simple Steps for More Joyful Kids and Happier Parents. Ballantine Books, 2011.

Crites Price, S. The Giving Family: Raising Our Children to Help Others. Council on Foundations, 2005.

Crites Price, S., and J. M. Price. Generous Genes: Raising Caring Kids in a Digital Age. Majestic Oak Press, 2015.

Edwards-Pitt, C. Raised Healthy, Wealthy & Wise: Lessons from Successful and Grounded Inheritors on How They Got That Way. Coventry Edwards-Pitt, 2014.

Gralla, P. The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Volunteering for Teens. Alpha Books, 2001.

Ketchpel, S. P. Giving Back: Discover Your Values and Put Them into Action through Volunteering and Donating. Jonquil Press, 2012.

LeMay, K. The Generosity Plan: Sharing Your Time, Treasure, and Talent to Shape the World. Beyond Word, 2009.

Lewis, N. Between A Silver Spoon and the Struggle: Reflections on the Intersection of Racism and Class Privilege. Resource Generation, 2013.

Lieber, R. The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous, and Smart About Money. Harper, 2015.

Pittman, K. Classified: How to Stop Hiding Your Privilege and Use It for Social Change. Soft Skull Press, 2005.

Salwen, K., and H. Salwen. The Power of Half: One Family’s Decision to Stop Taking and Start Giving Back. Mariner Books, 2010.

Thurman, R., and T. Harris. How to Become a Nonprofit Rockstar: 50 Ways to Accelerate Your Career. Nonprofit Rockstar Publishing, 2010.

Weisman, C. Raising Charitable Children.  F. E. Robbins and Sons Press, 2006.

Zeiler, F. A Kid's Guide to Giving. Innovative Kids, 2006.

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