IU to offer degree in fund raising

Most fund-raisers stumble into the profession, but within a decade the field could be populated by recent college graduates
who hold degrees in philanthropic studies.The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University soon will roll out a bachelor’s
degree that would be among the first of its kind. If all goes as planned, IUPUI would begin marketing the degree, granted
by the School of Liberal Arts, for the fall of 2010.

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Self-made wealthy among most generous

The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University found in a recent study of more than 4,840 charitable gifts worth $1 million
or more that self-made wealthy people gave the most —
often to nonprofits that rarely receive such large gifts.

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