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What is the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy?

What is the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy?

The Lilly Family School of Philanthropy is dedicated to improving philanthropy by training and empowering students and practitioners to be innovators and leaders who create positive and lasting change in the world.

How do you get a doctorate in philanthropy?

Focusing on nonprofit and philanthropic studies in a PhD program involves students taking one to two nonprofit foundational courses at the master’s degree level along with the rest of their doctoral level courses and then writing a dissertation in their desired subject area.

What is the study of philanthropist?

The Philanthropy Panel Study is the nation’s first and only ongoing longitudinal study of philanthropic behaviors and attitudes. Following the same individuals and families throughout their lives, PPS tracks giving, volunteering, and factors that influence philanthropic practices across generations.

Who is a philanthropist?

A philanthropist is a person who donates time, money, experience, skills or talent to help create a better world. Anyone can be a philanthropist, regardless of status or net worth.

What does CAP designation mean?

Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy
The Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® (CAP®) designation gives you the power to make a difference in your career and in the world at large. The world needs experts who can maximize the impact of philanthropy and make our communities better places to live for generations to come.

What does the Lilly scholarship cover?

The Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship covers tuition, required fees, and provides a special allocation of up to $900 per year for required books and equipment for four years of full-time undergraduate study leading to a bachelor’s degree at any accredited Indiana public or private nonprofit college or university.

How long does it take to get doctorate in philanthropy?

outcomes. We admit approximately four or five full-time students annually to the doctoral program. From 2004–2015, doctoral students completed their degree in an average of 6.25 years.

Can you get a degree in philanthropy?

It is one of the fastest growing fields in academia, and more than 75 American graduate schools now offer advanced degrees in philanthropy, nearly a fivefold increase since 1990. Most philanthropy students plan to manage nonprofit organizations or help them raise money.