Philanthropy is an important and highly rewarding way to make a difference in a rapidly changing world
Like the world around us, philanthropy is changing and transforming, and philanthropic families are seeking out new ways to ensure that their giving is meaningful and impactful.
The Family Philanthropy Navigator offers an easy-to-use, step-by-step inspirational guide for new and existing philanthropic families to initiate or enhance their journey in giving.
It is a practical and engaging tool that will enable families to get together to answer the core questions at the heart of any voyage in giving: why, what, who and how?
The Family Philanthropy Navigator is comprised of core sections and building blocks:
- Purpose of your giving, including your motivation, focus and ambition.
- Relationships you need to activate your giving, including family involvement and partners.
- Organization of your giving, including resources, governance and impact.
On completion of the Family Philanthropy Navigator, you will have:
Media & Events
by the Family Business Podcast
On this episode Russ Haworth from the family business podcast present our book, joined by Peter Vogel, Professor, Director of the Global Family Business Centre at IMD Business School in Switzerland and the co-author of the book.
by Le Temps
En mars, ma fille ainée de 15 ans me demandait si l’épidémie du Covid19 entrerait dans l’histoire avec un grand « H » ...
by Family Capital
A new book on philanthropy highlights the growing importance of giving in the 21st century and how best to go about it.
How can more people help to solve today’s challenges? How do we ensure our giving is effective?
by IMD News Stories
Lessons from the Notre Dame fire on how not to engage in philanthropy.
by IMD News Stories
Storytelling can help make sense of a family's giving strategy and onboard younger generations.
2021 AXIOM Award Medalist
The Family Philanthropy Navigator won the silver medal from the Axiom business book award. The prestigious prize goes to exemplary business books and their authors.
For the past 14 year, the Axiom Business Book Awards recognizes outstanding business books in philanthropy/nonprofit/sustainability as well as in more than 20 other categories, including leadership, international business/globalization, business intelligence.
The Axiom award gives business books added visibility reaching an audience of over 20,000 subscribers including agents, book buyers and librarians throughout the Axiom network.
What experts say about the book?
Family philanthropy has never looked so fun! Great ideas for the whole family to spend time on motives and values. A refreshing approach to the serious topic of giving.
Business family owners can now count on a great tool to systematically and effectively respond to a growing need of non-profit support in society. This book is a practical and easy to use guide based on robust research which will allow you to gain the confidence you need to thoughtfully contribute to making the world a better place.
The Family Philanthropy Navigator is the breakthrough book of its domain. It’s a must-read practical guide for families on their giving journey and an indispensable reference book for professionals in the domain.
At this very difficult time, the world needs more philanthropists that are committed to achieve positive change and long-lasting impact. The Family Philanthropy Navigator is a great tool for anyone who wants to ensure effective, impactful and meaningful giving.
The Family Philanthropy Navigator is more than an inspiring and practical guidebook – although it is that for sure. This innovative book cleverly instigates a transformative process for families, a process that will clarify your philanthropic purpose as a family and help you build consensus around your goals and plans.
The family philanthropy journey can be daunting, but it Family Philanthropy Navigator and its fun, hands-on activities provide practical tools any family can apply to their philanthropy effort.
This is much more than a book: it is a practical and user-friendly tool – a must for all family philanthropists! The Navigator will guide you step-by-step in your philanthropic journey, helping you to be more strategic, more impactful and to bring along other family members in a playful way, for the love of humanity.
The Family Philanthropy Navigator is a truly unique and engaging book. It is a definite must read for all family members of aspiring or established philanthropic families. It provides practical, easy to use and insightful tools that can be immediately implemented in your family’s philanthropic activities.
Update on our Christmas challenge
Last December the 3 authors, Malgorzata, Peter & Etienne, launched a challenge to donate all book royalties for books sold before Christmas to a local organisation serving meals to those in need.
We are delighted to see your enthusiasm about family philanthropy. Thanks to your support, we were able to serve over 1500 meals!
Would you like to know more about our activities? Get in touch with our team at the IMD Global Family Business Center.