Neithercut Philanthropy Advisors

Simon Foundation hires NPA

The Donald R. and Esther Simon Foundation recently chose Neithercut Philanthropy Advisors to manage its grantmaking operations.

NPA welcomes new Program Associate

Renee Sovis has more than a decade of experience working with health, human service, and environmental stewardship organizations.  She  managed a community wellness-focused nonprofit for many years.  Investigative by nature, she enjoys working with both grantmakers and grantseekers to understand their goals, in order to make meaningful connections.

Our Traverse City office has moved

Our Traverse City office has moved. Our Detroit address is the same.  For your records: Traverse City 125 Park St., Suite 375 Traverse City, MI 49684 Detroit 300 River Place, Suite 5000 Detroit, MI 48207

Crain’s Detroit Business Publishes Piece By Mark Neithercut Dealing With How Donors Can Improve Their Charitable Giving

With year-end approaching, Mark Neithercut wrote a piece for Crain’s Detroit Business’ “Other Voices” section entitled “Keep Philanthropy From Going Wrong?”

Mark Neithercut Appointed to DSO’s Planned Giving Council

Neithercut Philanthropy Advisors is pleased to announce that firm president and founder Mark Neithercut has recently been appointed to the Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s Planned Giving Council. The Council focuses on fundraising efforts and strategy, with emphasis on planned giving that supports the DSO’s sustainability and longevity.

Michigan Health Endowment Fund Awards More Than $36 Million to Health and Wellness Nonprofits

The Michigan Health Endowment Fund (the “MHEF”) announced in December that, through two rounds of its 2014 Pilot Grant Program, it has awarded a combined $36.15 million in grants to 10 organizations that provide health and wellness services to older adults and children.

NPA Client Announces Tens of Millions of Dollars in Grants

NPA client, the William Davidson Foundation, recently announced that it made $63 million in grants, including $18 million in the 4th quarter aimed at improving economic conditions in SE Michigan. Read more about the impact our client is making.

NPA Plays Role in New Economy Initiative

NPA is proud to have played an important role, in conjunction with its foundation clients, in getting New Economy Initiative (NEI) from concept to reality. Find out what NEI is doing in its second round of funding in Crain’s Detroit Business.

Awards, Recognition

The Detroit Executive Association appointed Mitchell Simon president, John Adamo vice-president, Mark Stackpoole treasurer and June Cox executive secretary. The Steering Committee appointed Mark Neithercut to the board of National Network of Consultants to Grant makers.

Business Diary

Neithercut Advisors L.L.C. in Detroit has been selected by the Kansas Health Foundation to lead the planning and implementation process for the second 10 years of GROW (Giving Resources to Our World) Healthy Kansas, a major project of the Kansas Health Foundation. The project’s goal is to help more Kansas community foundations build permanent resources […]

Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation Hires NPA

Neithercut Philanthropy Advisors, with offices in Detroit and Chicago, was selected by the Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation of Southfield to provide guidance to the foundation on grantmaking systems and procedures.

Matilda R. Wilson Fund Selects NPA for Upcoming Project

The Matilda R. Wilson Fund of Detroit has selected Neithercut Philanthropy Advisors to conduct a project in support of its grantmaking operations.

Neithercut Advisors Selected to Lead Planning and Implementation for GROW

Neithercut Advisors, Detroit, selected by Kansas Health Foundation to lead planning and implementation for GROW (Giving Resources to Our World) Healthy Kansas, community-based initiative to improve the health of Kansas residents.

Protecting Family Foundations

How can family foundations avoid trouble with regulators? Awarding scholarships can be a serious red flag. So can allowing board members, staff or friends to fulfill personal pledges with foundation grants.

Family Foundations on the Rise; Creating a Legacy Among the Benefits

As quoted in the article by Sherri Begin Welch …According to the Foundation Center in New York, the number of all foundations in Michigan grew 20 percent to 2,092 between 2000 and 2006, said Mark Neithercut of Neithercut Advisors L.L.C. in Detroit. In 2006, 48 percent of family foundations gave away less than $50,000 per […]

Mark Neithercut of Neithercut Advisors in Detroit Appointed to Board of National Network of Consultants to Grantmakers

Mark Neithercut, principal of Neithercut Advisors LLC of Detroit, has been appointed to the Steering Committee, which functions as the board, of the National Network of Consultants to Grantmakers, the largest trade association in the nation to bring together consultants dedicated to increasing and strengthening the practice of philanthropy.