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Trends in Fundraising

  • Thursday, April 21, 2022
  • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Virtual Webinar


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Program Overview

Fundraisers bring a wealth of expertise and experience to their work, but many rarely have time to explore what new developments in fundraising mean for their organization. During this jam-packed session with Bill Stanczykiewicz, Director & Rosso Fellow at The Fund Raising School, you’ll receive updates on the latest information and research about charitable giving, and then learn ways to incorporate this new knowledge into your own fundraising strategies.

Some of the topics we may cover in this session include:

  • Giving USA data
  • Donor-advised funds
  • Planned giving
  • Grants from foundations
  • Philanthropy outlook
  • The wealth effect of charitable giving
  • Economic trends
  • Digital fundraising

Who should attend this session?

  • Organization leaders
  • Planned giving staff
  • Small shops
  • Individuals new to their role or philanthropy
  • Communications staff
  • Philanthropic advisors

About Our Presenter

Serving as assistant dean for external relations, Bill Stanczykiewicz oversees communications and fundraising for the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy while directing The Fund Raising School. Bill also serves as a core faculty member, teaching graduate and bachelor’s level courses on philanthropy, fundraising, and leadership.

Bill’s professional career spans the philanthropic, public, and private sectors. He served for 17 years as President & CEO of the Indiana Youth Institute, a statewide nonprofit devoted to healthy youth development and academic achievement. This opportunity followed his leadership position in the mayor’s office in Indianapolis, where he served as policy director for community renewal, designing and implementing The Front Porch Alliance.

Additional public administration opportunities have included serving as a staff member on the United States Senate Subcommittee on Children and Families as well as serving as a board member on Indiana’s State Workforce Innovation Council and Indiana’s Education Roundtable.

Bill’s 10-year media career included being honored as the “Indiana Sportscaster of the Year,”  and his media skills have been utilized throughout his professional career including appearances on ABC’s “Good Morning America” and ESPN as well as numerous state and national newspaper op-eds and radio and television interviews.

Honors and awards have included being named a “Sagamore of the Wabash,” a top civic honor conveyed by the State of Indiana, as well as a “Next Generation Leader” by the Rockefeller Foundation.

Community service opportunities have included serving on leadership committees for the Super Bowl and the NCAA Final Four, and Bill has volunteered on several boards of directors including for a national education foundation, a regional food bank, a regional family-serving ministry, an inner-city youth center, and his local community foundation.

Bill earned a doctoral degree in interdisciplinary leadership, and his dissertation examined methods for increasing board engagement with fundraising. His master’s degree is in public administration from George Mason University, which followed his bachelor’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University. Bill also has attained post-graduate credentials from Vanderbilt University and The Fund Raising School.

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