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Sep 5

The Workplace Philanthropy Evolution

Hosted by Association of Fundraising Professionals - Indiana Chapter

Event Details

Wednesday, September 5, 2018
11:30 AM - 1:15 PM
The Willows on Westfield
6729 Westfield Blvd. , Indianapolis, IN 46220

Event Description

Keynote Speaker: Nick Bailey, Vice President, Innovation and Products @

Genevieve Shaker, Associate Professor of Philanthropic Studies at the IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
Penny Lee, Chief Fundraising Officer at United Way of Central Indiana
Denny Sponsel, CEO & Principal at RJE Business Interiors

A half-century ago, the United Way came up with a simple concept that revolutionized philanthropy: It enabled employees at companies to contribute to affiliated cause groups through payroll deductions. Today, the corporate and philanthropy landscape is vastly different, as are the ways in which employees and donors engage with causes. Companies now recognize that developing a philanthropic voice is a vital strategy to compete for talent and the attention of cause-conscious consumers. What does a rapidly changing workplace philanthropy environment mean for nonprofits?