Make your passion your profession

Are you passionate about a cause in your community? Do you want to work in a field that truly makes an impact? A philanthropic studies degree prepares you to innovate and lead for change, whether you care about education, health, social services, the environment, animal, the arts, religion, or another cause.

The Lilly Family School of Philanthropy gives you the knowledge and understanding you need—in an intimate learning environment with all of the resources of a major university campus. You’ll have opportunities to complete an internship or to study abroad. And you’ll graduate prepared for a meaningful career in the nonprofit sector.

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B.A. student Coretta McAllister

I needed a program that I believed in and that would give me the courage to follow my heart to the perfect career. As the first and only school of philanthropy in the country, the IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy is the ideal home for me. I feel empowered to improve the world.

Coretta McAllister, B.A. 2015