July 2018 – Present
Advancing Philanthropic Leadership
Strengthening the Impact
Why is The Patterson Foundation collaborating with the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy on Advancing Philanthropic Leadership?
Who can strengthen their potential through the Advancing Philanthropic Leadership initiative’s programming?
- Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy graduates seeking a year-long career-building opportunity to learn innovative philanthropic principles and share their expertise through engaging initiatives. Learn more about the Fellows Program.
- Lilly Family School of Philanthropy students who aspire to learn about the future of the philanthropic sector through professional growth opportunities using The Patterson Foundation's initiatives. Learn more about The Future of the Philanthropic Sector course.
- Early to mid-career professionals and others dedicated to investing in their own education through graduate programs offered in distance and executive formats that accommodate their work and geographic constraints. Learn about the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy's graduate programs.
What does The Patterson Foundation Fellows Program offer?
- A one-year experience for talented early career professionals interested in working in community, corporate or private foundations
- A career-building opportunity to learn from The Patterson Foundation while sharing the fellows’ expertise and ideas toward work creating long-term impact for people, organizations, and communities
- Structured engagement with initiatives and operations through a mix of learning, action objectives, and managing strategic projects harnessing research, community engagement, and networks of cross-sector partnerships
- One-to-one mentoring
- Access to a network of innovative philanthropic leaders
Why does The Patterson Foundation offer the Fellows Program?
What is The Future of Work in the Philanthropic Sector course?
- What may the philanthropic sector look like in the future?
- What will it take to build sustainable organizations that can tackle systemic problems within our local communities, our country, and our world?
- How are innovative partnerships begun and sustained?
- What competencies and qualities will leaders of the future need?
- What ideas, questions, and recommendations do thought-leaders have about the future of the philanthropic sector?
- Why are foundations different from other nonprofits?
- Capacity Building
- Issue-Based Movements
- Inspiring Philanthropy.
Why does The Patterson Foundation support a course at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy?
What are the graduate programs offered by the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, and what are their requirements?
The Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy’s graduate certificate and master’s programs include virtual/distance and executive formats that accommodate the work and geographic constraints of dedicated professionals.
These graduate program offerings currently include:
- Graduate Certificate in Philanthropic Studies
- Graduate Certificate in Philanthropic Fundraising
- Master of Arts in Philanthropic Studies