YANA Evening Tea with Amir Pasic ’85
Eugene R. Tempel Dean & Professor of Philanthropic Studies
Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
Amir Pasic ‘85, the Eugene R. Tempel Dean and Professor of Philanthropic Studies at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. We will explore the history and role of philanthropy in the United States, as well as current trends and issues. Audience members are encouraged to bring and submit questions.
Amir Pasic is the Eugene R. Tempel Dean of the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, the world’s first school devoted to research and teaching about philanthropy.
Prior to joining the school, Pasic was vice president of international operations at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), a global professional association serving educational institutions and their advancement professionals.
Previously, Pasic was associate dean for development and strategic planning at the Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) as well as executive director of its Foreign Policy Institute, where he continues to serve as a fellow.
Pasic served as deputy director of the world security project at the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and was deputy vice president for advancement at The George Washington University. A former librarian at the Library of Congress, he began his career with faculty appointments at Brown University’s Watson Institute.
Pasic earned his doctorate in political science at the University of Pennsylvania. He holds a master’s degree in international relations from Johns Hopkins University and a bachelor’s degree in economics and political science from Yale University.
- Giving USA Website
- Giving USA 2020: Charitable giving showed solid growth, climbing to $449.64 billion in 2019, one of the highest years for giving on record
- Giving USA 2020 By the Numbers and Beyond (The Alford Group)
- Giving USA 2020 Highlights (BWF – 90s video)
11 Trends in Philanthropy for 2021 (Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy)
Report on the Future of Philanthropy (Fidelity Charitable)
Nonprofit Trends Report (National Center on Nonprofit Enterprise // Salesforce)
The 2020 Global Philanthropy Tracker (Global Philanthropy Indices):
- Lucy Bernholz – Stanford PACS
- Digital Dependence Has Obliterated the Notion of Nonprofit Independence (Reimagining Philanthropy Series, Chronicle of Philanthropy, Sept. 2020)
History of Philanthropy (Urban Institute)
The Fund Raising School (IUPUI): Professional Development & Course Offerings
Tools & Resources for Nonprofits (National Council of Nonprofits)
How Philanthropy Can Address Anti-Black Racism and Bias with an Intersectional Lens (Grantmakers for Girls of Color Webinar)
- “Decolonizing Wealth: Indigenous Wisdom to Heal Divides and Restore Balance” (book)
- What Is the Role of White Leaders in Philanthropy in Dismantling White Supremacy? (Panel Discussion hosted by Edgar Villanueva)
John List (UChicago):