Patrick Rooney is executive associate dean for academic programs and professor of economics and philanthropic studies at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.


Have Donor-Advised Funds and Other Philanthropic Innovations Changed the Flow of Giving in the United States?

Posted on November 7, 2017 by Patrick Rooney

Giving intermediaries are nothing new, and include a range of vehicles such as workplace campaigns (like the United Way and the Combined Federal Campaign) and community foundation general funds. Of late, such giving intermediaries have found their donors less willing to give into a general fund—where others make decisions about the final destinations of their gift—and more in favor of… Read More