Donating and growing
The International Family Offices Journal
Vol. 2 - Iss. 4 pp. 47–51
Rupert Phelps offers an intriguing contribution in the field of philanthropy, arguing that by engaging in philanthropy families obtain a wealth of benefits themselves. Rupert has been active with family office services for more than 15 years, and is at Smith & Williamson in London. He gives a number of actual family examples from Europe and the United States. With some thoughtful observations, he concludes: ?Philanthropy helps to enhance the human and individual qualities of family members, while increasing interdependence and learning?.