Award: $2.1M grant will advance research on women’s and men’s giving, increase understanding of motivations

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INDIANAPOLIS — Research about men’s and women’s giving will be accelerated as a result of a new $2.1 million research grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to the Women’s Philanthropy Institute at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy on the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis campus. “Increasing and improving philanthropy requires that […]

Parents of firstborn boys and only-child girls give more, Women’s Philanthropy Institute study finds

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INDIANAPOLIS — Parents’ charitable giving is affected by the sex of their first child, according to a new report released today by the Women’s Philanthropy Institute at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, located on the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis campus. “The sex of the firstborn child affects the likelihood that the parents […]

China’s evolving philanthropy sector is focus of two-day summit in Indianapolis

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Philanthropists, scholars and business people from around the world are gathering Friday and Saturday in Indianapolis for a summit on the present and future role of philanthropy in one of the world’s most rapidly growing economies, China. The academic conference, at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis’ Hine Hall, attracted so much interest that registration had to be […]

Upcoming construction at IUPUI will strengthen ties to community, renovate IU Natatorium

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Change is coming to the IUPUI campus, thanks to a partnership between IUPUI, the city of Indianapolis and Lilly Endowment. Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard announced the joint $30 million deal Monday, along with IU President Michael A. McRobbie, representatives from Lilly Endowment and other organizations involved in the project. The partnership is designed to strengthen […]

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Tempel named nonprofit sector’s national “Influencer of the Year”

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Gene Tempel, founding dean of the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, has been named the “Influencer of the Year” in the U.S. nonprofit sector by The NonProfit Times, a leading nonprofit sector publication. Tempel was selected for the honor from among 50 leaders nationwide who The NonProfit Times is recognizing as its 2013 […]