Photo of an attendee reading the program from the 2019 National Summit on Family Philanthropy: Our Donor Journeys and Why They Matter.

Lessons Learned, Lessons Shared: Reflections From Three Donor Journeys

Summit Replay Lessons Learned, Lessons Shared: Reflections From Three Donor Journeys by Michael Moody Summit Replay — the compilation of reflections and videos presented here — was produced as part of the Johnson Center’s Donor Journeys Initiative. Click here to learn more. Smart, effective giving requires continuous learning along the

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11 Trends in Philanthropy for 2019: Anticipate and Embrace What’s Next

11 Trends in Philanthropy for 2019: Anticipate and Embrace What’s Next Giving in the United States has now topped $400 billion. Countless community and national organizations are benefiting from a surge in public interest and a growing conviction that renewing our democracy will require that we work together. The entire

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National Summit Recap

Family Donors Gather to Discuss Enduring Challenges in Philanthropy by Michael Moody The passions and goals of donors matter a lot in philanthropy, especially family philanthropy. Donor interests not only motivate giving, but often direct where much of that giving goes and which causes, organizations, and strategies get the support

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Celebrating 25 Years of Philanthropy

Celebrating 25 Years of Philanthropy by Kyle Caldwell In 1992, Grand Valley State University established what has become one of the most well-respected centers for philanthropy in the nation. Throughout its 25-year history, the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy has been at the forefront of innovation in engaged philanthropy.

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