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In this week's episode, our guest is Cindy M. Lott, Clinical Professor of Philanthropic Studies; Director, Professional Doctorate of Philanthropic Leadership; Stead Policy Fellow. Listen now as Cindy shares the details of new, exciting developments at Indiana University's Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.
Sep 20, 2023
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In this week's episode, the Host of The Heart of Giving Podcast and the President and CEO of Give.org, Art Taylor, offers some basic giving tips for donors to help them make wise giving decisions.
Sep 13, 2023
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This week our guest is Donald S. Wood, Ph.D., President and CEO of the Muscular Dystrophy Association. He discusses recent breakthroughs in medical research and the treatment of neuromuscular diseases. He also looks fondly back on their historic Labor Day weekend telethon.
Sep 06, 2023
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This week our guests are Michael Thatcher, President and CEO, Charity Navigator, and Ben Horwitz, Vice President of Business Development & New Ventures, Charity Navigator. Listen now to learn more about their latest venture.
Aug 30, 2023
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In this episode of our Building Trust Video series, we talk with Donald S. Wood, Ph.D., President and CEO of the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Read our full report on the organization here, https://bit.ly/3OPvuqW
Aug 24, 2023
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In this week's episode, our guest is Jamie Horst, Chief Purpose Officer, Traditional Medicinals. Jamie manages the company's sustainability efforts, and she shares more about Traditional Medicinals' philanthropic activities.
Aug 23, 2023