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Giving USA 2020 - Results, Analysis and Insights

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Contributors

  • Rick Dunham

    Rick first served nonprofits through fundraising and organizational development over 40 years ago. He worked in nonprofit management and leadership for more than a decade before using his passion and expertise as a consultant. All of this culminated with the founding of Dunham+Company in 2002.

    Since then, Rick has led Dunham+Company to become a global leader in helping nonprofits create and execute fully integrated fundraising and marketing strategies. With dozens of clients on four continents, Dunham+Company now has the opportunity to share their skills with the top organizations around the world.

    Rick holds a BA from Biola University and a ThM from Dallas Theological Seminary. He currently serves on the board of The Giving Institute and is Immediate Past Chair of the Board of the Giving USA Foundation, the publisher of the most widely respected report on giving in the USA. Rick also advocates for charitable organizations through his work with The Giving Coalition.

    Rick is the author of Secure: Discovering True Financial Freedom and If God Will Provide, Why Do We Have to Ask for Money? His expertise causes him to be a frequent guest in national publications, radio broadcasts, as well as television outlets like Fox Business News.

  • Una Osili

    Una Osili is the director of research at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and a professor of economics and philanthropic studies at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). Una leads the school’s research projects, including Giving USA and the Philanthropy Panel Study, and frequently speaks around the world on trends in philanthropy. She earned her B.A. in economics at Harvard University and her M.A. and Ph.D., both also in economics, at Northwestern University.

  • Laura MacDonald, CFRE

    Laura MacDonald, President of Benefactor Group, is a certified fundraising executive with more than 30 years’ experience in nonprofit leadership, fundraising, and philanthropy. She has served as the vice president and creative director of a national fundraising firm, chief development officer in arts and higher education, and as a key volunteer for community organizations. Prior to establishing Benefactor Group, Laura was chief development officer at The Ohio State University’s Wexner Center for the Arts.

  • Mike Geiger, MBA, CPA

    Mike Geiger, MBA, CPA, is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), representing individuals and organizations that raise more than $115 billion in charitable contributions every year for countless causes around the world.

    Mike has over 25 years of leadership experience in the nonprofit sector and was recently ranked as #15 in Onalytics’s list of Top 100 Charity Social Media Influencers. Prior to accepting the President & CEO role for AFP, he served as executive director of the Chief Executives Organization, Inc., an international membership organization with a focus on education. He has previously served in senior executive positions for the German Marshall Fund of the United States, and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

    Mike sits on the board and is chair of the Finance and Investment Committee of the Romanian American Foundation, created by a 1995 act of the United States Congress, which promotes a democratic society to ensure access to opportunities for all segments of the Romanian population.

July 29, 2020
Wed 1:00 PM EDT

Duration 1H 0M

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