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Connect & Learn: Trends in Philanthropic Giving

Connect & Learn: Trends in Philanthropic Giving

Thursday, April 20, 2023 - 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Spertus Institute and JPRO Chicago present Connect & Learn 

A community-building, professional development series for Spertus students and alumni, professionals at Chicago Jewish organizations, and their guests

Build skills you can apply immediately to your life and work, and at the same time enjoy being part of a lively network of learners and community leaders.

Sessions are online, live, interactive, and collaborative.

Each session will include time to connect, network, meet new colleagues, and strengthen relationships. Sessions take place via Zoom. Login instructions will be provided by email 24 hours in advance.

Philanthropic advisor Caren Yanis
leads the April session.

Trends in Philanthropic Giving
Thursday, April 20, 2023

12:30 PM CT to 1:30 PM CT

Reserve your spot below

The philanthropic sector is changing. With 15 million nonprofits in the U.S. and over $471B given to foundations and charities in 2020, the sector is a powerhouse. Or is it? We’ll investigate myths and truths about social change mechanisms in U.S. and talk about the resources that fuel them.

Caren YanisCaren Yanis is the principal of Croland Consulting, where she helps families and foundations navigate the philanthropic landscape. She is a member of the Spertus faculty and also teaches about philanthropy at Tulane's School of Professional Advancement and University of Chicago’s Booth School. From 2009 to 2016, Yanis was President of Crown Family Philanthropies, guiding strategic initiatives. Before that, she was Executive Director of Oprah Winfrey’s philanthropies.

This is a Solomon Goldman Program,
endowed by the late Rose and Sidney Shure.
The series is free thanks to their generosity
and the support of donors like you!

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