As Good as It Gives: America’s Philanthropy Today
Giving USA numbers and beyond
June 14, 2018 | 8:00AM-10:00AM | Chicago, IL
The Alford Group, Lipman Hearne and the Raymond Baumhart Center for Social Enterprise and Responsibility at Loyola University will host a morning of coffee and conversation.
Who is giving in America today? How much? And why? We will present the latest insights and trends around philanthropy in America, as well as lay out and discuss the research and personas of the new Megadonor Archetypes.
Bringing together philanthropists and experts from the private, social and academic sectors, we will spend the morning building on the data and trends in the Giving USA 2018 report. We will then share and discuss the new research conducted by Lipman Hearne outlining five key donor profiles.
Sharon Tiknis and Diane Knoepke, both of The Alford Group, will share perspectives on what is behind and beyond the Giving USA 2018 report findings. Sharon and Diane will present highlights from the report by prompting participants to consider specific actions they can take based on the current and expected state of American philanthropy. Sharon Tiknis Full Bio | Diane Knoepke Full Bio
Colleen O’Grady and Sara Stern, both of Lipman Hearne, will present the research behind the new Megadonor Archetypes and outline the personas of the five key donor profiles. Colleen O’Grady Full Bio | Sara Stern Full Bio
Brenda B. Asare, President and CEO of The Alford Group, will moderate a panel of experts in response to the Megadonor Archetypes presentation to determine what this new research means for the sector and how organizations are approaching and communicating with these audiences. Read Full Bio
Patricia Barretto, President and CEO, Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance
Jason Baxendale, Chief Development Officer, The Chicago Community Trust
Jennifer W. Steans, President and CEO, Financial Investments Corporation
- 8:00 AM – 8:30 AM Networking, registration and continental breakfast
- 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM Program