Resources

Resources

Enhancing the understanding of philanthropy is a collaborative effort. These organizations either have generously provided material for the Million Dollar List or offer resources that help donors, nonprofit professionals, researchers and the public increase their understanding of high net worth giving.

Bolder Giving seeks nothing less than to shift the collective culture of giving.

Bolder Giving

Bolder Giving seeks nothing less than to shift the collective culture of giving. Our mission is to inspire and support people to give to their full lifetime potential. We challenge the norms and stereotypes that limit charitable giving. Our aim is to encourage people of all backgrounds to Give More, Risk More, and Inspire More.

The Bridgespan Group's philanthropy initiative, Give Smart, is designed to help philanthropists...

The Bridgespan Group

The Bridgespan Group’s philanthropy initiative, Give Smart, is designed to help philanthropists get better results from their giving. To learn more, visit GiveSmart.org for case studies, practical how-to guides, and other decision-making tools. Materials are contributed by the Bridgespan Group, informed by its 10 years of collaboration with philanthropists and foundations, as well as from outstanding leaders in the field.

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors is a nonprofit organization that currently advises on and manag...

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors is a nonprofit organization that currently advises on and manages more than $200 million in annual giving. With thoughtful and effective philanthropy as its one and only mission, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors has grown into one of the world’s largest philanthropic service organizations, having overseen more than $3 billion to date in grantmaking across the globe.

The Philanthropic Initiative is an ally and consultant to ambitious donors looking to advance the...

The Philanthropic Initiative

The Philanthropic Initiative is an ally and consultant to ambitious donors looking to advance the art and science of their philanthropy. Two decades ago, TPI pioneered the field of strategic philanthropy advising. Today, we continue to lead the exploration and expansion of the field – in the U.S. and across the globe.

Women Moving Millions is a global philanthropic community of people committed to large-scale inve...

Women Moving Millions

Women Moving Millions is a global philanthropic community of people committed to large-scale investment in women + girls. We believe that if women step up and make big, bold investments, we can end gender inequality. We commit to cultivating philanthropic leaders because we know that fully activated leadership has the power to inspire change.

For more than a decade, The Center for Effective Philanthropy has led the movement to improve phi...

The Center for Effective Philanthropy

For more than a decade, The Center for Effective Philanthropy has led the movement to improve philanthropy through a powerful combination of dispassionate analysis and a passionate commitment to improving lives. Today, over 300 foundations have used CEP’s assessments to gather honest feedback from their stakeholders in an effort to learn how to be even more effective.

Founded as a collaboration between the School of Social Policy and Practice (SP2) and alumni of...

The Center for High Impact Philanthropy

Founded as a collaboration between the School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) and alumni of the Wharton School, the Center for High Impact Philanthropy is dedicated to enabling donors and funders to achieve more good.

Foundation Center is an innovative nonprofit that gathers and analyzes data, shares it worldwide...

Foundation Center

Foundation Center is an innovative nonprofit that gathers and analyzes data, shares it worldwide, and empowers people like you to understand and increase philanthropy’s ability to improve the world. 

A Decade of Million-Dollar Gifts uses data from the Million Dollar List to explore publicly annou...

A Decade of Million Dollar Gifts - April 2013

A Decade of Million-Dollar Gifts uses data from the Million Dollar List to explore publicly announced gifts of $1 million or more. The report, summarized in this infographic, answers several key questions about the Million Dollar List data. The report was written by the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and sponsored by CCS. For more information, you can download the report for free, or investigate the Million Dollar List data for yourself!

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The Million Dollar Philanthropist At A Glance uses data from the Million Dollar List to explore i...

The Million Dollar Philanthropist At A Glance - May 2014

The Million Dollar Philanthropist At A Glance uses data from the Million Dollar List to explore individual million-dollar donors. The infographic below shows that most donors on the Million Dollar List have given just one gift at this level, and almost one-third of gifts are for exactly $1 million.  Questions about this data story? Contact us here!

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The Million Dollar List, compiled by the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, documents publicly announced gifts of $1 million or more. The Million Dollar List is not a comprehensive record of all million-dollar-plus gifts.

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