Last week, my colleagues Angela White, Dan Schipp and I attended a dinner in Indianapolis to recognize a true leader in the field of philanthropy. Dr. Eugene Tempel will retire early in 2015 as Founding Dean of the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. The evening was a very special one with many attendees and several speakers. The announcement of an endowed Deanship for the School in Gene’s name was both surprising and highly appropriate.
JGA regularly works with clients seeking to build organization-wide ownership of their development programs. It’s a challenge many not-for-profits face.
As I write this, thousands of people across the nation are taking the ice bucket challenge. Perhaps you have been one of the participants called out by your friend, colleague, or even son or daughter! At our house, our boys have found joy in calling out their friends and parents.
Last week a long-time friend of JGA began a new segment of his life’s journey. On July 1st Rev. William G. (Bill) Enright turned over the reins of his role as the Karen Lake Buttrey Director of the Lake Institute on Faith & Giving to Dr. David King.
by Angela White
On May 20th, JGA had the privilege to join the AFP-Indiana Chapter to host Stacy Palmer, Editor of the Chronicle of Philanthropy, to celebrate JGA's 20th anniversary . Stacy presented a national perspective on philanthropic trends to the crowd of philanthropy professionals and foundation leaders. Stacy outlined the following trends that present opportunities and challenges for all of us working in philanthropy:
It is hard for me to believe it was 20 years ago this April that Johnson, Grossnickle and Associates was born through a newly formed partnership between founders Don Johnson and Ted Grossnickle. I had the honor of being the first additional consultant to join the team in 1996.