Discussion: Current Philanthropic Trends

For 65 years, Giving USA's Annual Report on Philanthropy has provided comprehensive charitable giving data for reliant donors, fundraisers and nonprofit leaders. Jeff Jowdy, president of Lighthouse Counsel and board member of The Giving Institute, and Karen Kemp, senior consultant with Lighthouse Counsel, will share an overview of the Giving USA 2020 Philanthropy Report findings, as well as what they are seeing and recommending in the current philanthropic environment.  Event is free, but registration is required.

Kemp is active in community affairs and serves on the state board of the Georgia Network to End Sexual Assault. She was recognized with a Martin Luther King Dream Award for her work on behalf of Georgia’s children and their families. She attended the University of Georgia and graduated from Georgia State University with a bachelor’s degree in political science. 

Jowdy is a member of the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication Board of Trust. He has been named a fellow by the Grady College and received the UGA College of Pharmacy’s Distinguished Service Award. Jeff has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from The University of Georgia and a master’s degree in human resource management from Troy University.

Thursday, September 17 at 9:00am to 10:00am

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Lectures and Discussions


Community, Current Students, Graduate Students


Public Service and Outreach



Institute for Nonprofit Organizations
School of Social Work
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Mark Madison

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