A new pipeline of philanthropy scholars and practitioners  

Gregory Witowski

There is growing interest among young people to find a profession that provides meaning as well as career opportunities. Many are turning to employment in the philanthropy and non-profit sectors where they hope to improve their communities and the world. While most non-profit employees still come to the field with varied degrees, an increasing number are studying at the growing number of programmes designed specifically to prepare them for those roles. 

The development of philanthropy and non-profit studies programmes over the last two decades is astounding. In the US, we have seen a doubling in the number of institutions offering undergraduate courses as well as a steep increase in the number of graduate programmes.

In the US, we have seen a doubling in the number of institutions offering undergraduate courses as well as a steep increase in the number of graduate programmes.

Lilly Family School of Philanthropy students engaging in co-curricular activities.

 
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