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Marty Dutch, Vice President, Philanthropy Services

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Ms. Dutch serves as vice president for First Foundation’s consulting group. In this role, she manages our Supporting Our Communities initiative – a program that helps nonprofits strengthen their organizational and fundraising capacities through cash grants and in-kind consulting services. Prior to joining First Foundation, Ms. Dutch served as Regional Director with The Heritage Institute. In this role, she guided ultra-high-net-worth families through the multigenerational planning process – seeking to provide family unity, growth and development across generations. Before following her passion for philanthropy into the consulting field, Ms. Dutch spent more than 25 years in marketing and sales for Johnson & Johnson and various promotion agencies in Southern California. Ms. Dutch is an active member of Orange County’s philanthropic community. She is a founding board member of Orangewood PALS, an auxiliary of Orangewood Children’s Foundation and serves on the Safe Family Board for Olive Crest. Ms. Dutch is also a member of the Monkey Business Café Advisory Board; Endowment Committee for the Anaheim YMCA; AIP Orange County Board Member and serves on the National Board of Advisors in Philanthropy. Ms. Dutch received her Bachelors of Arts degree in Speech Communication from San Diego State University.

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Investing in Your Family

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An effective approach to wealth management includes building a family culture and creating cohesion. Clients that truly want to invest in building a family legacy utilize our Philanthropy Services group when they are:

  • Concerned about the transition of family wealth.
  • Considering how to pass their values.
  • Preparing their children so money can be a force for good in their lives.
  • Exploring the different ways to be philanthropic.
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Focus on Philanthropy – Kitchens for Good

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This edition of Focus on Philanthropy looks at the San Diego-based nonprofit, Kitchens for Good.

When people have a troubled past, or complex life circumstances, they are often labeled “unemployable.” As a result, they feel stuck and powerless to escape this cycle that could ultimately lead to poverty.

Kitchens for Good believes that all food has power and that all people have potential. Their mission:

Kitchens for Good breaks..

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Focus on Philanthropy – Monkey Business Café

Food and philanthropy aren’t often thought of together. But Monkey Business Café has found a way to combine food prep and service into community outreach. Situated on a quaint street in Fullerton, Monkey Business Café incorporates a farm-to-table approach while serving up delicious breakfast and lunch specialties. Regulars and newcomers alike order and enjoy items such as Javi’s Breakfast Sandwich, Egg McMonkey, The Outlaw Burger, Monkey Melt..

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