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The Changing Landscape of Global Philanthropy

Join us in Berlin, Germany for a discussion of the findings of the recently-released 2018 Global Philanthropy Environment Index.

June 1, 2018
16:00–19:30 p.m. CET


BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt
Reinhardtstraße 58
10117 Berlin, Germany

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Program: 16:00-18:00


Una Osili, Ph.D., professor of economics and associate dean for research and international programs, Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, will present the findings of the 2018 Global Philanthropy Environment Index.

Discussion: Max Von Abendroth, Donors and Foundations Networks Europe


  • Carol Adelman, Ph.D., Hudson Institute and Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
  • Michael Alberg-Seberich, Beyond Philanthropy, Berlin
  • Helmut Anheier, Ph.D., Hertie School of Governance, Berlin
  • Alessia Gianoncelli, European Venture Philanthropy Association, Brussels
  • Charles Sellen, Agence Française de Développement, Paris

Closing Remarks: Derrick Feldmann, Author of Social Movements for Good and Senior Advisor with the Ad Council

Reception: 18:00–19:30 p.m.

Where and How is the Global Environment for Philanthropy Changing?

We partnered with the Council on Foundations for a webinar to discuss the findings of the 2018 Global Philanthropy Environment Index. Watch a replay below.



Global Philanthropy Environment Index shows political uncertainty as greatest challenge to global philanthropy

We're proud to release the 2018 Global Philanthropy Environment Index, the world’s most comprehensive initiative to equip policy makers, philanthropic and nonprofit leaders, the business community, and the public with a clear understanding of the environment for global philanthropy.

Read the press release

Video: Celebrating Global Philanthropy

On March 7, 2017, philanthropy and international development leaders celebrated the transfer of the Index of Global Philanthropy and Remittances and Index of Philanthropic Freedom from Hudson Institute to the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.