June 09, 2015
Updated June 16, 2015

Discussing 'Giving USA' 2015

Watch the recording below of a live video discussion about this year's report on American charitable giving.

We discuss the report's findings and talk about bigger trends in fundraising.

The Guests:

Keith Curtis is chairman of the Giving USA Foundation and founder and president of the Curtis Group, a nonprofit consulting firm.

Eileen Heisman is the president and chief executive of the National Philanthropic Trust, a charity that manages donor-advised funds and one of the largest grant making institutions in the U.S.

Karen Isble is assistant vice president for development services and strategic solutions at the University of Michigan. She is the former president of the Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement.

Una Osili is director of research at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and leads the research and writing of "Giving USA." She is a professor of economics and philanthropic studies at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

Lilya Wagner is director of Philanthropic Service for Institutions, a consulting office for all Seventh-day Adventist organizations in North America, and serves on the faculty of the Fund Raising School at the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.

The Host:

Cody Switzer is a senior editor at The Chronicle of Philanthropy.