Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University

May 14, 2010

When to launch a capital campaign

Fundraising professional and educator Tim Seiler talks about finding the right time to launch a capital campaign in the aftermath of the recession.

Feb 16, 2010

Indiana launching undergrad philanthropy degree

The new program will be designed to give students the know-how and hands-on experience needed to succeed in entry-level jobs in philanthropy and the nonprofit sector.

Feb 2, 2010

The challenge of fundraising in tough times

Charitable giving and fundraising succeed when dedicated staff and volunteers accept the importance of the mission, make their own financial commitments, and invite others help fulfill the mission through generous giving.

Nov 23, 2009

Quicker rebound in giving seen

Giving by households and individuals is not likely to reach 2007 levels until at least three years after the end of the recession, while the rebound in foundation grantmaking could take longer, based on past trends, a study says.

Oct 7, 2009

In-person ‘asks’ boost fundraising

A new report bolsters the conventional wisdom that a face-to-face request by someone a donor knows will boost gift amounts.

Aug 10, 2009

Fundraisers’ outlook remains gloomy

The current fundraising mood in the U.S. is depressed, with professional fundraisers reporting their lowest levels of optimism in over a decade, a new report says.

Jul 22, 2009

Giving in Kansas City outpaces U.S.

Charitable giving in the Kansas City area totaled $2.15 billion and outpaced the rest of the U.S. in a range of categories, a new report says.

Jun 11, 2009

Rooney to lead Center on Philanthropy

Patrick Rooney has been tapped to take over as permanent executive director of the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University.

Jun 10, 2009

Giving stumbles in 2008

Charitable giving by Americans dropped to $307.65 billion last year, a new report says, and 2009 could be another down year.

May 26, 2009

Giving circles seen boosting engagement

Members tend to give more, volunteer more and understand more about philanthropy and the needs of their communities, a new study says.