Lilly School of Philanthropy

Mays Family Institute advances deep convictions

By Lynn Sygiel, editor, Charitable Advisors In December of 2014, Bill Mays’ obituary lauded his entrepreneurial savvy and financial skills. Not only had the Indianapolis businessman run successful companies, but he had supported over 100 others by sharing his time, talent and treasures. These weren’t his only accomplishments – he and his wife, Rose, were […]

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Philanthropy’s ambassador in muddy boots: Jenna Wachtmann

By Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy staff | If you’re planning a career in the nonprofit sector after completing a degree, Jenna Wachtmann recommends investing in a sturdy pair of boots. The Ball Brothers Foundation program officer says that when she interviewed leaders from several influential foundations for her master’s degree thesis, “They […]

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