The Lilly Family School of Philanthropy earned strong media coverage during October, including stories in major national media outlets on a variety of topics and coverage of our recently released research.
Associated Press, the Los Angeles Times, and other media outlets published an article that Genevieve Shaker co-authored and Jon Bergdoll helped research for The Conversation, “What Works in Workplace Giving.”
National Public Radio’s “Weekend Edition” program aired an interview with Una Osili about how to decide where and how to give.
A Financial Times (subscription required) article on philanthropy for environmental causes quoted Una Osili.
The Weekly Standard quoted Les Lenkowsky and Beth Gazley in an article about the American Red Cross.
The Houston Chronicle quoted Gene Tempel in a story about unpaid pledges for Hurricane Harvey disaster relief.
The NonProfit Times quoted Una Osili in a piece about rebuilding in the wake of the 2017 hurricane season.
The San Francisco Chronicle and The Nonprofit Quarterly published an article written by Patrick Rooney for The Conversation on the potential impact on charities of repealing the estate tax.
Inside Higher Ed quoted Tim Seiler in a story about an increasing number of university fundraising campaigns and rising campaign goals.
A Fortune article on women’s investing and philanthropy cited research from WPI’s earlier Women Give studies.
The Indianapolis Business Journal quoted Una Osili in an article about companies offering their employees more input into the firm’s charitable giving.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy cited data from our Philanthropy Panel Study in an article about a decline in the share of Americans who are giving to charity.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy (subscription required) cited our research for the Philanthropy Outlook in a story about the prospects for 2017 to be an outstanding year for fundraising.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy (subscription required) published an article by Les Lenkowsky and Suzanne Garment about the potential downside of a universal charitable deduction.
Crain’s Detroit Business and the Battle Creek Enquirer mentioned former W.K. Kellogg Foundation leader and Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University Board of Visitors member Russ Mawby’s contributions to building and expanding the work of the school’s predecessor in an article about Dr. Mawby’s passing.
The three major research studies released by the school in recent weeks also garnered solid coverage, including stories in A-level media targets and key outlets among religion media.
Generosity For Life
Fast Company published an extensive article on the findings on declining giving rates from the data, including a graphic from the website, and quoted Una Osili.
Fortune posted a story about the findings and website.
KJZZ, a National Public Radio affiliate in the Phoenix area, broadcast an interview with Una Osili about the declining participation in giving reported in the Generosity For Life data.
Inside Philanthropy cited data from the Generosity For Life website in a story about inequality and philanthropy.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy (subscription required), published a story about the decline in giving reported in the data.
The NonProfit Times wrote an article about the new website and research findings, including graphics from the website and quotes from Una Osili.
Indiana Philanthropy Alliance published an article about the resources and data available on the new website.
Women Give 2017
The Huffington Post published an article about the study’s results and implications by WPI Council member Dianne Chipps Bailey.
Financial Advisor magazine did a story on the new research, quoting Debra Mesch and Una Osili.
ThinkAdvisor reported on the life satisfaction findings from the study.
BizJournals.com and the Chicago Business Journal ran an article on the study and quoted Debra Mesch.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy (subscription required) published a story about the study’s key results.
The NonProfit Times quoted Debra Mesch in a story about the findings of the research.
Philanthropy North Carolina included the study in its Nonprofit News Roundup.
Giving USA Special Report on Giving to Religion
Religion News Service (RNS) published a story, “Strong Link Found Between Worship Attendance and Religious Giving,” about the study, which quoted David King.
The Salt Lake Tribune, Colorado Springs Gazette, Crux, and the Deseret News picked up the RNS story.
An article in The Washington Times, “Religious People More Likely to Give to Charity, Study Shows,” covered the study’s results and quoted David King.
A story in The Christian Times, “People Who Attend Church Regularly Are More Likely to Donate to Charities, Study Finds,” reported on the study’s findings and quoted David King.
Tithe.ly published the article, “5 Key Takeaways for Church Leaders from the Giving USA Special Report.”
A DailyCaller.com article, “Faith File: Surprised? Data Shows Faithful Are Most Generous, Marriage Best for America,” focused on the results of the study.
The Media Research Center’s MRCTV.org blog published a post on the study’s findings, “Study Finds Religious People Are More Likely to Give to Charity.”
CathNews New Zealand covered the report in an article “Church Attendance Influences Donations, Generosity.”
The Chronicle of Philanthropy (subscription required) published a story on the report and its findings, “Religious Donors Who Attend Services Frequently Give More, Study Says.”
Philanthropy Daily ran a story on the results, “New report finds religious people are more likely to donate.”
Philanthropy North Carolina included the report in its Nonprofit News Roundup.
Analysis of Tax Reform Proposal’s Potential Impact on Giving
A story in The Washington Post cites findings from our study in exploring the possible implications of tax reform for nonprofits.
Marketplace Radio ran a story that included the findings and implications of our study.
A “Commentary” article in Investor’s Business Daily expressing concerns that tax reform could harm U.S. charities cites our research.
An opinion-editorial in The Hill cited findings from the study.
McClatchy News Service carried a story that cited the study extensively, which was picked up by other media outlets around the country.
Editorials in the Tuscaloosa News (Alabama) and Lancaster Online (Pennsylvania) cited results of our analysis.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy cited our tax analysis in a story about ways to increase middle-class giving, in a piece about extending the charitable deduction to all taxpayers (subscription required) and in an article about charities being divided about repeal of the estate tax.
An opinion piece in The NonProfit Times about the possible effects of tax reform on charitable giving included findings from our research.
An artnet News story included the results of our analysis.
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