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OCT 13, 2014
Seiler Named Inaugural Rosso Fellow in Philanthropic FundraisingThe long-time director of The Fund Raising School to transition to new senior leadership and faculty role at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.
SEP 18, 2014
Nonprofit professionals and board members are invited to participate in three free webinars on important nonprofit financial issues and strategic financial decision making.
SEP 08, 2014
Indiana University appoints CASE VP Amir Pasic as dean of Lilly Family School of PhilanthropyIndiana University President Michael A. McRobbie and Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Chancellor and IU Executive Vice President Charles R. Bantz have announced the appointment of Amir Pasic as the dean of the IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. Pasic’s appointment is subject to approval by the IU Board of Trustees and he is expected to begin his new position on Jan. 20, 2015. Lilly Family School Founding Dean Gene Tempel will continue to lead the school until Pasic’s arrival.
SEP 05, 2014
Gift Announcements
Gift creates Eugene R. Tempel Endowed Deanship The dean's position at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy is being endowed in honor of the school's founding dean, Gene Tempel. The Eugene R. Tempel Deanship is Indiana University's first named, endowed deanship. The endowment is a gift from several donors, including Bill and Irene Lilly McCutchen, Jim and Maureen Hackett, Bob Hartsook, an anonymous donor and others. The gift was announced during the school's "Celebration of Leadership" dinner honoring Tempel in Indianapolis on Thursday night.
AUG 28, 2014
Dr. Emmett Carson named first to hold Charles Stewart Mott Foundation Chair on Community FoundationsEmmett D. Carson, Ph.D., CEO and president of Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF) and nationally recognized philanthropy leader, has been selected as the first person to serve in the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation Chair on Community Foundations at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, school officials announced today. He will be appointed visiting holder for the new chair, which is dedicated to understanding and strengthening community foundations. Carson will continue to serve as CEO and president of SVCF during his appointment.
AUG 05, 2014
Events & Awards
Tempel Named One of U.S. Nonprofit Sector's 50 Most Influential LeadersGene Tempel, founding dean of the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, has been named one of the 50 most influential leaders in the nonprofit sector for the 13th time by The NonProfit Times, a leading nonprofit sector publication.
JUL 25, 2014
Events & Awards
Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy founding dean Gene Tempel receives the David R. Jones Award.
JUN 17, 2014
Giving USA: Americans Gave $335.17 Billion to Charity in 2013; Total Approaches Pre-Recession PeakAt an estimated $335.17 billion, total charitable giving from U.S. individuals, corporations, foundations and bequests in 2013 approached the peak seen before the worst of the Great Recession, adjusted for inflation, according to research released today by Giving USA Foundation and its research partner, the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. When measured in current dollars, 2013 marked the fourth straight year of increased giving. As reported in Giving USA 2014: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2013, total giving has increased 22.0 percent since the official end of the recession in 2009 (12.3 percent when adjusted for inflation).