About

The Research Team

Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis

  • David Bivin, PhD | Lead Statistician

    Professor of Economics
  • Una Osili, PhD | Principal Investigator

    Associate Dean for Research and International Programs, Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy Professor of Economics and Philanthropic Studies
  • Tessa Skidmore, MPA | Project Manager and Writer

    Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
  • Jonathan Bergdoll, MS | Statistician

    Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
  • Anna Pruitt, PhD | Project Coordinator and Writer

    Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy

Acknowledgments

The Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy developed this report with financial support from Marts & Lundy, a leading fundraising consulting firm dedicated to advancing philanthropy and philanthropic research and strengthening nonprofit leadership. The research team would like to thank the following individuals from Marts & Lundy for their input and guidance during the development of The Philanthropy Outlook 2019 & 2020: Philippe G. Hills, President & CEO, Senior Consultant & Principal; Sarah W. Williams, Leader of Analytical Solutions, Senior Consultant & Principal; Alison L. Rane, Consultant, Analytical Solutions, Director of Research & Development.

The Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and Marts & Lundy also acknowledge Giving USA Foundation for publishing Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy. For more than 60 years, Giving USA has been publishing timely estimates for U.S. charitable giving. Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy is the authoritative source on American philanthropy. Additionally, the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and Marts & Lundy would like to recognize the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business, which provided data for select economic variables that were used in producing the estimates for this edition of The Philanthropy Outlook.

About Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy

IUPUI, Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, Indiana University, Indianapolis

The Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy is dedicated to improving philanthropy to improve the world by training and empowering students and professionals to be innovators and leaders who create positive and lasting change. The School offers a comprehensive approach to philanthropy—voluntary action for the public good—through its academic, research and international programs and through The Fund Raising School, Lake Institute on Faith & Giving, Mays Family Institute on Diverse Philanthropy and the Women’s Philanthropy Institute. For more information, visit philanthropy.iupui.edu.

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About Marts & Lundy

Marts & Lundy

Marts & Lundy is the one of the world’s most innovative and successful strategic management consulting firms. With offices in America, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom, Marts & Lundy offers the world’s best-known philanthropic organizations an unparalleled depth of expertise and breadth of perspective on philanthropy. Since 1926, the firm has served thousands of mission-driven organizations with annual giving and campaign strategies that generate hundreds of thousands to several billion dollars. Founded in the belief that philanthropy has the power to transform not only institutions but, more importantly, the world, Marts & Lundy remains steadfastly committed to contributing innovative thinking and thought leadership to philanthropy.

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