Discussing Giving USA 2015

Publication date: 
June, 2015

An hour-long, live video discussion about this year’s report on American charitable giving with philanthropic experts from around the country. The report’s findings are discussed, along with bigger trends in fundraising.

Panel Guests:

Keith Curtis is founder and president of The Curtis Group, a nonprofit consulting firm in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He currently serves as chair to the Giving USA Foundation, the owner and publisher of Giving USA.

Eileen R. Heisman is the president and chief executive of National Philanthropic Trust, a charity that manages donor-advised funds and one of the largest grant making institutions in the U.S.

Karen Isble is assistant vice president of development services and strategic solutions at the University of Michigan. She is the former president of APRA International, the Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement.

Una Osili is director of research at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and leads the research and writing of Giving USA by the school on behalf of Giving USA Foundation. She is a professor of economics and philanthropic studies at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) and a member of the graduate school faculty at Indiana University.

Lilya Wagner is director of Philanthropic Service for Institutions, a consulting office for all Seventh-day Adventist organizations in North America, and serves on the faculty of The Fund Raising School at the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.

Hosted by Cody Switzer, senior editor at The Chronicle of Philanthropy.


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