Foundational research in philanthropy
The IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy has conducted studies related to many different areas of the philanthropic and nonprofit sector. The research team’s studies of household and individual giving, corporate giving, and foundation giving provide a basis of knowledge that strengthens the entire field.
All of our research is hosted at IU ScholarWorks.
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Cutting-edge research with leading partners
Over the years, the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy’s research department has led the field in addressing cross-cutting issues in the sector. From studies on high net worth philanthropy to philanthropy panel studies, from local or regional studies to analysis on global and cross-border giving, our research provides a base for philanthropic work in the United States and abroad.