By: Stephanie Clintonia Boddie, Ph.D., MSW “One gives freely, yet grows all the richer; another withholds what he should give, and only suffers want. Whoever brings blessing will be enriched, and one who waters will himself be watered.” – Proverbs 11:24-25 What I learned about giving I learned from the senior deacon at the Baptist church… Read more »
Mission Possible: What is your personal philanthropic mission statement?
By Kelly Young IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy is on a mission–through Mission Possible–to financially support students who demonstrate a passion for the school and a commitment to pursuing a future in philanthropy. The annual student competition encourages students to answer the question: “What is your personal philanthropic mission statement?” The top submissions are… Read more »
A partnership, a scholarship, and lessons learned about grant management and proposal writing
Amber Ewing didn’t begin her career as a grant writer, or even work in the nonprofit sector, until she stepped foot into Mississippi Food Network (MFN) a year and a half ago as its new grant writer. With a journalism and English background, writing has always been a passion of Ewing’s, but writing grant proposals… Read more »
Education, eating disorders, and homelessness: Three topics, three winners of the student competitions
In the fall, the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy hosted the David Nathan Meyerson Prize for Leadership and Giving Competition, where five undergraduates competed to earn two service scholarships, and the Prize for International Service Competition, where five graduate students presented to earn one international service scholarship. For senior Kelsey Harrington, education hits close to… Read more »