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Latinx donors in the United States emphasize family, faith, and local communities in their giving and are significantly more likely to engage in informal giving compared to non-Latinx households, according to a new report released today by Hispanics in Philanthropy and the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. "Latinx Philanthropy: Understanding Generosity Trends Across Latinx Communities in the U.S." provides new insights into dynamic patterns and long-term trends of Latinx philanthropy. It offers recommendations for donors, nonprofits and fundraisers on variations among Latinx giving, barriers and challenges for Latinx nonprofits and trends to watch.

Today, the Women’s Philanthropy Institute (WPI), part of the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, announced the honorees of the Black Women Give Back List, an initiative to showcase the important work and contributions of Black women philanthropists. Created in partnership with Black Philanthropy Month (BPM) and The Women Invested to Save the Earth (WISE) Fund, the campaign spotlights 10 outstanding philanthropists who are making an impact for Black women and girls by leading through generosity.

Tyrone McKinley Freeman, Ph.D., has been appointed the Glenn Family Chair in Philanthropy at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. An Associate Professor of Philanthropic Studies at the school and an adjunct Associate Professor of Africana Studies at IUPUI, Freeman is a historian of philanthropy who researches African-American charitable giving and activism.

Michael P. Moody, Ph.D., has been named Professor of Philanthropic Studies at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. Moody’s decades of research, teaching, writing and speaking have greatly expanded and improved the understanding and practice of philanthropy and nonprofit organizations. He is especially known for bridging scholarship and professional practice in ways that are accessible to diverse audiences yet informed by the latest research.

Young-joo Lee, Ph.D., has been named the Eileen Lamb O’Gara Chair in Women’s Philanthropy and Professor of Philanthropic Studies at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. Lee studies both the underrepresentation of women as leaders at large nonprofit organizations and the overrepresentation of women in the philanthropic sector overall, as well as the representation of women in higher education. She will work closely with the school's Women's Philanthropy Institute.

Two highly esteemed philanthropy scholars—Michael Moody and Young-joo Lee—are joining the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy faculty and a third, Tyrone McKinley Freeman, is advancing to a new role. Freeman has been named Glenn Family Chair in Philanthropy. Lee has been appointed Eileen Lamb O’Gara Chair in Women’s Philanthropy, and public scholar Moody has been appointed Professor of Philanthropic Studies.

Key findings from Giving USA 2023: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2022 released today report that individuals, bequests, foundations and corporations gave an estimated $499.33 billion to U.S. charities in 2022. The longest-running and most comprehensive report on the sources and uses of charitable giving in America is published by Giving USA Foundation, a public service initiative of The Giving Institute. It is researched and written by the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.

A new LGBTQ+ Index and research report released today by the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at IUPUI shows philanthropic support for LGBTQ+ organizations accounted for 0.13% of total U.S. charitable giving in 2019, the latest year for which data are available. The LGBTQ+ Index, made possible through anchor funding from Google.org, is the most comprehensive measure of philanthropic support for LGBTQ+ organizations from individuals, foundations, and corporations in the U.S. and provides a baseline for helping practitioners, policymakers, funders, journalists and scholars better understand giving to this under-resourced group