Jason Born

Jason Born




Jason Bornis the Vice President for Programs at the National Center for Family Philanthropy (NCFP), a role he has held since 2010. He heads up the Program Team and NCFP’s overall programming strategy, and has served as a lead content creator and curator for NCFP’s Knowledge Center, which he conceived of and developed in 2004. Jason often connects the NCFP community with resources and peers, and helps design and oversee partnerships with other philanthropy service organizations.

This is Jason’s is second stint at NCFP, and he previously served as NCFP’s Program Director from 1997 until 2005. Between his tenures, he helped launched the affinity group Funders Together to End Homelessness, an initiative of the Melville Charitable Trust. Prior, Jason was a program coordinator at the Council on Foundations.



Changing Your Grantmaking Lens: Aging As An Asset

Posted on October 18, 2011 byJason Born

Do you view older adults in your community as a valuable and perhaps untapped asset, or as a population in need of increased philanthropic support? Based on interviews with family funders active in this important, complex and diverse funding area, this edition of Passages makes the case that answer is a little bit of both, but more of the former than you…Read More

The Harry G. and Charlotte H. Slater Family Fund: Supporting Start Ups and New Approaches to Aging

Posted on March 11, 2011 byJason Born

Since its establishment in 1995, The Harry G. and Charlotte H. Slater Family Fund of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation has used small grants and the personal passion of its family advisors to play a catalytic role in support of a broad spectrum of start-up programs focused on aging, end-of-life and palliative care. “My father, Harry G. Slater, an attorney, served…Read More

Helen Andrus Benedict基金会:积极老化

Posted on March 1, 2011 byJason Born

The Helen Andrus Benedict Foundation was created in 1997 in memory of John E. Andrus to enhance the Andrus family’s longstanding commitment to Westchester County, New York. The Benedict Foundationʼs mission is to create aging-friendly neighborhoods and actively engage older people in their communities, with special attention to the City of Yonkers in Westchester County, New York…Read More
Featured Article

Family Funders Focus on Reading by 3rd Grade: Part 2

Posted on September 15, 2010 byJason Born

The August 2010 edition of Family Giving News featured the new study, Early Warning: Why Reading by the End of Third Grade Matters, a KIDS COUNT Special Report documenting the conclusive evidence of a direct link between proficiency in reading by third grade and the likelihood that a child will fall into, or remain stuck in, poverty throughout life…Read More
Case Studies


发表于2009年6月11日Jason Born

1990年,在康涅狄格州的一个家庭信托决定追求一个大胆的目标:在美国结束无家可归者。董事会彻底研究了这个问题,最终致力于同样大胆的战略 - 创造一个国家运动。梅尔维尔慈善信托信托基金自此以来最近被认可的是,当时其长期执行董事Robert Hohler收到了理事会......Read More

Reducing Investment Costs

Posted on November 4, 2003 byJason Born

By reducing investment costs, a foundation board can often adopt a more conservative portfolio and still achieve the returns needed to maintain or increase purchasing power…Read More


Posted on November 4, 2003 byJason Born

捐助者遗产撤退应旨在旨在建立家庭成员之间的信任,并帮助传达家庭共同传统和遗留的奉献。确保这种情况发生的最佳方法之一是在规划和撤退过程的各个方面中聘请家庭和董事会成员......Read More