JGA Blog

Recognizing One of the Very Best

September 17, 2014

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.

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3 Key Factors to Create a Culture of Philanthropy

September 03, 2014

JGA regularly works with clients seeking to build organization-wide ownership of their development programs. It’s a challenge many not-for-profits face.

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The Ice Bucket Challenge

August 28, 2014

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.

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Teaching, Preaching, and Modeling Faith and Giving

July 09, 2014

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.

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Top Philanthropic Trends

May 29, 2014

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:

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Is Your Nonprofit Investment-Worthy?

May 13, 2014

by Dan Schipp

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JGA Celebrates 20 Years Serving Philanthropy

April 09, 2014

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.

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Leading by Example

February 11, 2014

by Angela White

 

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Telling the Story of #WomenLeading Philanthropy

January 15, 2014

by Angela White

 

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The Joy of Giving

December 19, 2013

by Dan Schipp

 

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