Since women often play key roles in educating and other family members in giving, their philanthropic influence may extend far beyond their individual efforts.
Women are poised to change the face of philanthropy. More than 90% of high-net-worth women gave money to charity.1 Since women often play key roles in educating and other family members in giving, their philanthropic influence may extend far beyond their individual efforts.
Engaging in philanthropy—as an individual or as a family—can be one of the most meaningful and transformational aspects of your life. The benefits of charitable giving are not just measured in the dollars you donate or the financial benefits you may receive. When charitable giving is tied to issues, values and causes that are collectively important to you and your loved ones, it becomes more than a gesture or a transaction. It enables children, parents and grandparents to work together toward addressing real problems in your local community or in the world at large. In this way, giving becomes a family affair, or even a family tradition, that is passed from one generation to the next.