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The Community Foundation of South Jersey (CFSJ) is inviting you to explore family business and its close connection to philanthropy.

Philanthropy is core to modern businesses’ brand and voice externally, allowing business owners to share their vision in a direct and tangible way.  A report from EY and Harvard Business Review indicates that organizations with a clearly defined purpose, which includes a philanthropy strategy, lead in growth and consumer satisfaction. These businesses have a reputation as champions for their community. Additional benefits are talent attraction and clarifying succession and legacy.

This is a networking event to learn tools and ideas for working with clients to incorporate philanthropy in your planning with them.

Event Schedule

6:00 pm – Networking
6:30 pm – Program

  • Welcome:  Andy Fraizer, Exec. Director, CFSJ
  • Presentation “Core Values and the Business Case for Philanthropy”:  Brian Brogan, Director, Initiative for Family Business & Entrepreneurship
  • Philanthropy Tools, CFSJ cases and Fund holders:
    Andy Fraizer, Exec. Director, CFSJ
  • Panels Discussion with Fund holders and Business Owners: Mindy Holman (Chairman, Holman Automotive), Mark Baiada (Chairman, BAYADA Home Health Care), Jon Sharp (President, Hardenbergh Insurance Group)

8:00 pm – Adjourn

Register here.

About The Initiative for Family Business & Entrepreneurship at Saint Joseph’s University’s Haub School of Business

The Initiative for Family Business & Entrepreneurship provides entrepreneurial families the support, guidance and tools necessary to increase long-term competitiveness, ownership prosperity and family unity for generations to come. Backed by the thought leadership of the nationally-ranked Haub School of Business, the Initiative for Family Business & Entrepreneurship creates unique educational and outreach programs that are tailored to supporting leaders in family business and those advisors who are in place to help facilitate their success to ensure family-run enterprises have a solid future.