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MAR 04, 2015
Research
Nonprofit employment touches virtually every Indiana industryA new Indiana University report shows nonprofit employees work in finance, construction and other industries traditionally considered the domain of for-profit businesses. Nonprofits in nontraditional industries gained more in jobs and payroll than for-profit counterparts and more traditional nonprofits.
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MAR 04, 2015
Academic
Alumnus named White House Social Innovation DirectorDave Wilkinson, Jane Addams Fellow alumnus, has been named Director of the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation.
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FEB 27, 2015
Women & Philanthropy
Doctoral fellowship for women's philanthropy research applications availableA $5,000 Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship for research on women's philanthropy or gender issues in philanthropy is being offered by the Women's Philanthropy Institute at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.
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FEB 25, 2015
Academic
NEA Chair and Philanthropic Studies alumna Jane Chu to attend IU arts symposiumIndiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy alumna Jane Chu, chair of the National Endowment for the Arts, will join arts leaders from around the country at a symposium in Indianapolis on Saturday, March 7.
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FEB 24, 2015
Research
U.S. charitable giving projected to grow 4.8 percent in 2015, 4.9 percent in 2016Charitable giving in the United States is expected to grow by 4.8 percent in 2015 and by an additional 4.9 percent in 2016, according to The Philanthropy Outlook, a new report researched and written by the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. The report is presented by Marts & Lundy, a leading fundraising and philanthropy consulting firm.
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FEB 19, 2015
Women & Philanthropy
$375,000 grant will expand knowledge about women's philanthropyDonors, nonprofit organizations and scholars will benefit from increased understanding of women's philanthropy as a result of a $375,000 research grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to the Women's Philanthropy Institute at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.
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FEB 12, 2015
Academic
Art auction to benefit Palliative Care at Riley Hospital for ChildrenThe IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy's "Philanthropists in Training" Jagathon Dance Marathon team will be lending a helping hand to Riley Hospital's Palliative Care program.
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FEB 05, 2015
Academic
Learning by Giving pilot project prepares emerging faculty to teach college students about philanthropyA pilot program that will advance the study of philanthropy by mentoring those who plan to teach it is being initiated by the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and the Learning by Giving Foundation. The pilot program director will mentor an emerging scholar, who will develop and teach a university-level experiential philanthropy course in which students grant $10,000 to local nonprofit organizations.
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