Gender and Philanthropy

 

Recent Submissions

  • 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; 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 ...
  • Bearman, Jessica; Carboni, Julia; Eikenberry, Angela; Franklin, Jason (2017-11-14)
    This research presents an updated understanding of the current landscape of Giving Circles and similar models of collective giving or giving collaboratives in the United States. This research comprises the first of a ...
  • 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 (2015-09)
    This study seeks to explore gender differences in the purpose and motivations for charitable giving. We analyze new waves of data from the Philanthropy Panel Study, the Bank of America/U.S. Trust Studies of High Net Worth ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy (2012-01)
    Serving, Giving, and Leading in the United States: Gender and Philanthropic Commitment in Lions Clubs International aims to explore the dynamics affecting philanthropic engagement and leadership of Lions Clubs International ...
  • 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 ...