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The Changing Landscape of Global Philanthropy

On April 17, 2018, the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy launched the 2018 Global Philanthropy Environment Index with an event in Washington, DC, that included a panel discussion of new findings from the report on the state of incentives and barriers to philanthropy in 79 countries and economies around the world. The panelists included:

Panel Discussion and Q&A

  • Carol Adelman, Ph.D., Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute and Visiting Research Professor, Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
  • Doug Rutzen, President and CEO, International Center for Not-for-Profit Law
  • Parastou Youssefi, Senior Program Officer, Philanthropic Partnership, Global Policy & Advocacy, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Una Osili, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Research and International Affairs, Lilly Family School of Philanthropy (moderator)

Watch the video below.

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.