We envision a thought-leading community where life-long learners and changemakers connect and challenge one another to improve the world. We believe that the discovery and sharing of indispensable knowledge about philanthropy contribute to a more just and equitable world.
Our mission is to increase understanding of philanthropy and generosity around the world through multidisciplinary research, transformational education, professional development, professional practices, and active engagement. Our school welcomes changemakers including learners, practitioners, communities, donors, and all who are curious about philanthropy.
Lifelong and deep inquisitiveness about efforts to meaningfully improve societies.
Welcome, open, and encouraging of intellectual pluralism.
Cultivating a deep recognition and affirmation of diverse and representative community members and denouncing racism and oppression of all forms.
Honest, fair, respectful of intrinsic worth, treating others with professional dignity, and conducting accurate research.
Connecting local, national, and international practices and communities.
Mindful of economic, social, environmental, and personal resource capacities.
Data-informed pursuit of excellence, effectiveness, and equity.