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  • 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 ...
  • Kou, Xiaonan; Han, Hao; Frederick, Heidi; Hirt, Deborah E. (2009-11)
    This study explores gender differences in the inclusion of a charitable provision in one’s will. We found that overall among representative samples of households polled in different regions of the U.S., gender is not a ...
  • Bach, Rachel; Defever, Andrew M.; Chopik, William J.; Konrath, Sara H. (Elsevier, 2016)
    Empathy is often studied at the individual level, but little is known about variation in empathy across geographic regions and how this variation is associated with important regional-level outcomes. The present study ...
  • IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy (2008-12)
  • 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 ...
  • Brown, Melissa S.; Rooney, Patrick M. (1/21/2010)
    While conventional wisdom in fundraising maintains that donors of all types give in response to need, analysis of contributions from 1939 to 1999, including years of 17 national crises ranging from war, natural disaster, ...
  • 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 ...
  • IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy (2009)
  • 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 ...
  • Ottoni-Wilhelm, Mark (2009)
  • Ottoni-Wilhelm, Mark (2009)
  • Ottoni-Wilhelm, Mark (2007)
  • Ottoni-Wilhelm, Mark (2010)
    This article reports the results of an analysis of charitable giving to basic necessity organizations that help people in need of food, shelter, or other basic necessities (e.g., Feeding America, the local food bank or ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ottoni-Wilhelm, Mark (2007)
  • Ottoni-Wilhelm, Mark (2009)
  • Steinberg, Richard; Wilhelm, Mark (2003-06)
    This paper provides a summary of what is known from social science research about the effects parents have on the donations of their children. It then goes on to summarize two on-going research projects. The first project ...
  • Sacks, Eleanor (2014)
    With 2014 marking the centenary of the first U.S. community foundation, The Cleveland Foundation, this publication details the historical origins of community foundations in the United States. Additionally, it provides a ...

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