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APR 09, 2014
Gift Announcements
Maureen and Jim Hackett to be honored at IUPUI Spirit of Philanthropy AwardsPhilanthropists Maureen and Jim Hackett will be honored by the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy April 9 during the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) Spirit of Philanthropy Awards ceremony in Indianapolis.
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APR 03, 2014
Women & Philanthropy
Philanthropist Maureen O'Gara Hackett Receives Shaw-Hardy Taylor Award for Advancing Women's Philanthropy Philanthropist Maureen O'Gara Hackett of Houston today received the Shaw-Hardy Taylor Achievement Award from the Women's Philanthropy Institute (WPI) at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. The award recognizes philanthropists, nonprofit leaders, volunteers, change agents, fundraisers and researchers who have moved women's philanthropy forward and have demonstrated significant impact on the field.
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MAR 25, 2014
Events & Awards
Chicago Mayor proclaims Women's Philanthropy Week March 31-April 4Mayor Rahm Emanuel is proclaiming March 31 to April 4 Women's Philanthropy Week in Chicago. The mayor's proclamation recognizes the visionary women who commit to the important work that strengthens our greater society and the partnership of the Women's Philanthropy Institute, the Women's Funding Network and Women Moving Millions in convening the #WomenLeading Philanthropy national symposium April 2-3 in Chicago.
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MAR 24, 2014
Faith & Philanthropy
Former Lilly Endowment Vice President Craig Dykstra to speak at  Lake Institute on Faith & Giving event March 27Dr. Craig Dykstra will encourage members of the central Indiana faith community, donors and the public to reflect on and exchange ideas about faith, philanthropy and their impact on the local community as he presents the 11th Annual Thomas H. Lake Lecture on Thursday, March 27 in Indianapolis.
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MAR 18, 2014
Women & Philanthropy
$5,000 Doctoral Fellowship Offered for Womenâs Philanthropy ResearchA $5,000, one-year fellowship to support doctoral research and dissertation writing that contributes to understanding of women’s philanthropy or gender differences in philanthropic behavior is being offered by the Women’s Philanthropy Institute (WPI) at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. The application deadline is April 30.
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MAR 11, 2014
Personnel
Tempel to leave as founding deanGene Tempel, founding dean of the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, will transition from that role to a faculty position at the end of 2014 as planned, university officials announced today. A national search is underway for his successor.
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FEB 24, 2014
Gift Announcements
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation marks community foundations' centennial in U.S. with gift of faculty chairA new faculty chair at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy commemorates the centennial of community foundations in the United States, university officials announced today. A gift from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, it is believed to be the nation’s first chair focused specifically on studying and teaching about community foundations.
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FEB 13, 2014
Events & Awards
Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy to get new homeA groundbreaking ceremony was held February 13 for a new building for the world's first school of philanthropy and the oldest professional social work education program in the U.S. that began and continuously functions within a university.
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