Browsing Research by Author "Osili, Una"

Browsing Research 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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: ...
  • 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; 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 ...
  • Osili, Una; Zarins, Sasha; Bergdoll, Jonathan; Kou, Xionan; Grossnickle, Ted; Schipp, Dan; Canada, Andy; Ardillo, Tim; Ernst, Lee; Knutson, Juli; Coleman, Abigail; Walker, Vernetta (2018-02-20)
    Diversity on nonprofit boards in the United States has been widely studied. A great deal of research has focused on this area, exploring topics such as the level of diversity, the motivations for increased diversity, and ...
  • Rooney, Patrick; Osili, Una; Bhakta, Reema; Raghavan, Sindhu; Davis Kalugyer, Adriene; Hyatte, Cynthia (2011-10)
    As the United States addresses economic challenges following a deep recession, both President Obama and Congress are considering new tax policies to stimulate economic growth and reduce the federal government’s budget ...
  • Osili, Una; Ackerman, Jacqueline (2013)
    A key component of the report is the views and opinions of million dollar donors, who have given their time to tell us why they choose to part with a significant portion of their wealth and why they give to the causes they ...
  • Osili, Una (2014)
    The international Million Dollar Donors Report is an annual study established in 2013 by Coutts & Co. and the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. It analyzes $1 million-plus giving by donors around the ...
  • Osili, Una (2011-10)
    Philanthropic activity among high net worth individuals has received much attention in recent years, becoming the focus of scholarly research and policy interest. High net worth philanthropy has received media attention ...
  • Osili, Una (2011-10)
    Charitable giving by high net worth households is an area of interest for scholars, practitioners, and donors. Research shows that high net worth donors contribute a disproportionately high share of all philanthropic dollars ...

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