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Join us for this free, virtual event!


Giving USA is the source for the most reliable charitable giving information. For over 60 years, Giving USA  has been the seminal publication reporting on the sources and uses of charitable giving in the United States.

Join us for this special virtual briefing on the data and trends from Giving USA 2021 which is released in mid-June. We will hear the very latest from Drs. Una Osili and Anna Pruitt.

Dr. Una Osili is the associate dean for research and international programs at Indiana University’s Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.
Dr. Anna Pruitt is the managing editor of Giving USA

Following the briefing, Geert De Lombaerde, editor of Nashville Post, will moderate a panel discussion with:

Scott Perry, president of The Memorial Foundation
Kate Sherrard Chinn, vice president and head of Community and Civic Engagement with Alliance Bernstein
Pete Griffith, president of Musicians on Call
Farzin Ferdowsi, CEO of Management Resources Company

About Giving USA Foundation™

Advancing the search, education and public understanding of philanthropy is the mission of Giving USA Foundation, founded in 1985 by the Giving Institute. The Foundation publishes data and trends about charitable giving through its seminal publication, Giving USA, and quarterly reports on topics relating to philanthropy. For more information, visit

About the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy

The Lilly School of Philanthropy at Indiana University is dedicated to improving philanthropy to improve the world by training and empowering students and professionals to be innovators and leaders who crate positive change. For more information, visit

About the Annual Report on Philanthropy

The Annual Report on Philanthropy, a publication of Giving USA Foundation™, researched and written by the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, is the seminal publication reporting on the sources and uses of charitable giving. Giving USA’s long history is the result of its time- tested adherence to using the most rigorous methodologies available for estimating total charitable giving. This includes incorporating the most up-to-date data and methodological approaches available within the estimating procedures it uses year after year. For more information, visit