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JAN 22, 2015
Academic
Emmett Carson to speak about 21st century community foundationsEmmett D. Carson, Ph.D., CEO and President of Silicon Valley Community Foundation and an internationally recognized philanthropy leader, will offer a public lecture at IUPUI in Indianapolis on Jan. 26, 2015.
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JAN 21, 2015
Academic
Indiana U. philanthropy professor Genevieve Shaker honored with AFP's Emerging Scholar AwardThe Association of Fundraising Professionals has selected Genevieve G. Shaker, assistant professor in the IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and associate dean for development and external affairs in the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI, as the recipient of the organization's 2015 Emerging Scholar Award.
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JAN 15, 2015
Research
The annual day of giving known as #GivingTuesday is explored in a new Giving USA Spotlight report published by Giving USA Foundation and researched and written by the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.
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JAN 12, 2015
Personnel
Pasic begins tenure as dean of Lilly Family School of PhilanthropyAmir Pasic, new dean of the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, officially takes the helm of the school today.
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DEC 17, 2014
Academic
IUPUI Charitable Giving Class Awards Grants to Indianapolis CharitiesIU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy students in the Learning by Giving class gave $10,000 to Indianapolis community organizations.
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DEC 03, 2014
Research
Significant growth in online giving seen on #GivingTuesday 2014, initial data from major donation processing platforms showIn just its third year, Tuesday's national day of charitable giving -- known as #GivingTuesday -- attracted widespread participation, with $34.9 million raised online via five major donation processing platforms, according to initial estimates tallied by the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and supported by the Case Foundation. Very early reporting of the amount for offline donations processed by some these platforms as of noon on December 3 included an additional $10.8 million raised offline, for a combined $45.7 million. Giving results for #GivingTuesday 2014 are expected to grow substantially as offline donations continue to be processed.
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NOV 13, 2014
Events & Awards
Seiler Selected 2014 Outstanding Fundraising ProfessionalTimothy L. Seiler, Ph.D., CFRE, has been named the 2014 Outstanding Fundraising Professional by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Indiana Chapter.
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NOV 12, 2014
Women & Philanthropy
Young, Single Women Who Are Religiously Unaffiliated Are Generous Charitable GiversNonprofits seeking new and generous donors should look to a seemingly unlikely source: young, single women who are not religious, a new study by the Women's Philanthropy Institute at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy finds. Gender and generational differences seen in the study demonstrate that religiosity is not a one-size-fits-all predictor of giving.
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