The private, Catholic research university received donations of $50 million and $30 million from two families. Those two gifts, on their own, accounted for nearly 36% of the roughly $224 million in major gifts given to Indiana institutions by 37 individuals, family foundations or bequests last year.
The research found that giving to public-society benefit organizations had the largest growth in 2020, increasing 15.7%.
Giving by businesses increased by 11.4% from 2018 to 2019, once adjusted for inflation. Giving by foundations reached a record high of $75.7 billion.
Growth in charitable giving in the United States slowed in 2018, possibly as a result of the 2017 tax reform bill, according to an annual report that tracks American giving patterns. But the decline wasn’t as big as many predicted.
The Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy is in the midst of practicing one of the skills it teaches—fundraising for a capital campaign&mdash.
The funds will go toward a three-year project at the Women’s Philanthropy Institute that will focus on the factors that influence men and women to make charitable donations.
Charitable giving in the United States continues to recover from its recession-induced slump, reaching an estimated $335.2 billion last year, a new study concludes.
Cynthia Simon Skjodt, the daughter of late shopping mall magnate Melvin Simon, is donating $1.5 million to the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy in honor of her father, the school announced Wednesday morning.
Americans gave an estimated $316.2 billion to charity last year, continuing a string of small philanthropic gains. What cause got the bulk of the bounty?
The Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy—believed to be the first of its kind—is set to be christened at a ceremony Tuesday afternoon.
Gene Tempel, president and CEO of the Indiana University Foundation since 2008, has been appointed the first dean of IU’s new School of Philanthropy, the university announced Friday.
Charitable giving grew 4 percent nationally in 2011, but the increase was less than 1 percent after adjusting for inflation, according to a report released Tuesday by the Giving USA Foundation and The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University.
Only 36 percent correctly answered all three assessment questions on a test.
School at IU will examine link between participation levels and unemployment.
Forecasts of big growth in executive employment at not-for-profits drives plan to create between seven and 10 endowed faculty chairs.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy says the center underestimated drops in charitable giving during the recession.
Indiana University will receive donations totaling $10.7 million from the estate of late philanthropist Ruth Lilly, the university announced Wednesday morning.