Browsing Lilly Family School of Philanthropy by Author "Osili, Una"

Browsing Lilly Family School of Philanthropy by Author "Osili, Una"

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  • Rooney, Patrick; Osili, Una; Thayer, Amy; Baranowski, Grace; Hayat, Amir; Davis Kalugyer, Adriene; Hyatte, Cynthia (2014-10)
    This study reveals consistent trends in the giving and volunteering behaviors of high net worth individuals and households from previous years, as well as departures from past trends. Nearly all (98.4 percent) high net ...
  • Osili, Una; Kou, Xiaonan; Bergdoll, Jonathan; St. Claire, Mallory; Yang, Le (2016-09-21)
    Charitable bequests and other planned gifts have historically played a significant role in the funding of higher education institutions. Prominent institutions such as Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University, and the ...
  • Osili, Una; Clark, Chelsea; St. Claire, Mallory; Bergdoll, Jonathan (2016-10-25)
    The 2016 U.S. Trust® Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy reveals consistent trends in the giving and volunteering behaviors of high net worth individuals and households from previous years, as well as departures from ...
  • Osili, Una; Clark, Chelsea; Bergdoll, Jonathan; Ehrenfeld, Julia; Costello, Claire; Fitzgerald, Jean; Howell, Gillian; Galligan, Kathleen; Jarvis, William; Porzio, Donald; Slugg, Ramsay (2018-10-24)
    The results of the 2018 U.S. Trust Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy demonstrate, in many ways, a continuation of the broad trends seen in previous years’ Studies. Taken as a whole, giving by high net worth households ...
  • Dale, Elizabeth J.; Watkins, Betsy; Mesch, Debra; Osili, Una; Bergdoll, Jonathan; Pactor, Andrea; Ackerman, Jacqueline; Skidmore, Tessa (2019-07-23)
    To date, studies of women’s funds and foundations have been qualitative in nature, and have studied the organizations more than their donors. This study examines, in a comprehensive and quantitative manner, the impact ...
  • Qu, Heng; Osili, Una (Sage, 2017)
    This study investigates program-related investments (PRIs), which are mechanisms that foundations can use to achieve charitable purposes while generating moderate financial returns. There is a growing interest in PRIs and ...
  • Osili, Una; Horvath, Kinga Zsofia; Bergdoll, Jonathan (2019-05)
    This project has four main goals. First, it will expand knowledge on U.S. cross-border philanthropy to promote achievement of the objectives of the U.S. Government (USFS, USAID, and others) and the school. Second, it will ...
  • Osili, Una; Rooney, Patrick; Zarins, Sasha (2019-06-03)
    Over $400 billion were donated to nonprofits in 2017, a record high. However, despite the increases in charitable dollars, the share of households that donate has been declining: in 2000, 67 percent of American households ...
  • Osili, Una; Mesch, Debra; Ackerman, Jacqueline; Pactor, Andrea; Bergdoll, Jonathan (2018-10-09)
    This study aims to provide insights on donations during the unique time period around the 2016 U.S. presidential election, using gift data from an online donation platform. Did giving to charitable organizations increase ...
  • Mesch, Debra; Osili, Una; Ackerman, Jacqueline; Dale, Elizabeth (2015-09)
    This study seeks to explore gender differences in the incidence and amount of charitable giving. We analyze data from three unique data sets: the Philanthropy Panel Study, the Bank of America/U.S. Trust Studies of High ...
  • Osili, Una; Ackerman, Jacqueline; Li, Yannan (2014-12)
    This study investigates the impact of economic factors on the number of charitable gifts of one million dollars or more within the United States using the Million Dollar List dataset. We investigate key donor groups: ...
  • Mesch, Debra; Dwyer, Patrick; Sherrin, Steven; Osili, Una; Bergdoll, Jonathan; Pactor, Andrea; Ackerman, Jacqueline (2018-12-11)
    Using an experimental methodology, the study investigates how social norms can directly influence giving to women’s and girls’ causes. It also examines whether social norms may have differing impacts for men and women. ...
  • Osili, Una; Kou, Xiaonan (2013-10)
    Companies increasingly expand their philanthropic initiatives globally, opening many questions for practitioners and researchers. How do companies donate across borders? What factors influence their philanthropic ...
  • Osili, Una; Mesch, Debra; Preston, Linh; Okten, Cagla; Bergdoll, Jonathan; Ackerman, Jacqueline; Pactor, Andrea (2017-12-12)
    Understanding the role gender plays in philanthropy empowers organizations to engage their donors most effectively and increase their giving. This is true throughout the year and particularly on #GivingTuesday, a day ...
  • O'Connor, Heather; Mesch, Debra; Osili, Una; Pactor, Andrea; Ackerman, Jacqueline; Dale, Elizabeth; Small, Diana (2018-01-30)
    In an effort to understand who leads philanthropy that benefits women and girls and how these donors are unique, we embarked on a landmark study of high-net-worth women donors. We wanted to deeply understand giving by ...
  • Osili, Una; Kou, Xiaonan (Coco); Qi, Min; Tang, Shichao; Li, Yannan; Walz, Michael; Thayer, Amy; Baranowski, Grace; Hyatte, Cynthia; Davis Kalugyer, Adriene (2015-04-09)
    The report examines the patterns of charitable giving by households and corporations in the region for 2013 and the characteristics of grantmaking by foundations in the same region for 2012 (the latest year with available ...
  • Osili, Una; Ackerman, Jacqueline; Bergdoll, Jonathan; Garcia, Silvia; Li, Yannan; Kane, Addison; Roll, Abe (2016-09-14)
    Giving in Puerto Rico is the first study of its kind to examine the charitable giving patterns, priorities, and attitudes of Puerto Rican households. This report presents details on the Puerto Rican households that give ...
  • Mesch, Debra; Osili, Una; Pactor, Andrea; Ackerman, Jacqueline; Bergdoll, Jonathan; Dale, Elizabeth (2016-05-24)
    Within academic research, individual philanthropy directed to women’s and girls’ causes has been understudied. This study highlights new data to understanding who gives to women’s and girls’ causes and their motivations ...
  • Mesch, Debra; Kou, Xiaonan; Hayat, Amir Daniel; Osili, Una (2014)
    This study investigates how women influence charitable giving in a large, international voluntary service organization—Lions Clubs International (LCI). Data were collected from a survey of Lions clubs members in 14 countries ...
  • Mesch, Debra; Osili, Una; Ackerman, Jacqueline; Dale, Elizabeth (2015-05)
    The purpose of this literature review is to summarize the existing academic research on women, gender, and philanthropy and create a comprehensive picture of what we know about women’s giving and gender differences in ...

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