As Giving USA, the annual report of American donations compiled by researchers at Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University Center, is released this week, what do fund raisers need to know? How has the recession affected charities nationwide, and what are nonprofit organizations doing to strengthen contributions this year?
Please join us on Friday, June 11, at noon U.S. Eastern time for a live online discussion and pose your questions directly to the scholar who oversaw the Giving USA research and other experts.
Dan Busby is president of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability. Previously he served as controller of the University of Kansas Medical Center and as chief financial officer of the Wesleyan Church Corporation, in Indianapolis.
John Havens is a top researcher at the Center on Wealth and Philanthropy at Boston College, where he spends most of his time studying the transfer of wealth.
Patrick Rooney is executive director and director of research at the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University. Mr. Rooney is an economics professor who previously served as both special assistant to the Indiana University vice president for long-range planning and chancellor of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.