Renee Irvin, Department of Planning, Public Policy and Management

Academic Areas:
Nonprofit Management, Philanthropy, Wealth Distribution and Policy, Economics of the Nonprofit Sector

Renee Irvin is an expert in nonprofit management and the economics of the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors. At the University of Oregon, she is an associate professor and associate department head of the Department of Planning, Public Policy and Management. Her research examines fundraising, philanthropy and foundation grant making, regulation of nonprofit organizations, and US policies affecting asset-building and wealth distribution. Two current projects are; the growth of private foundations in the U.S., and establishing benchmark indicators of financial health for nonprofit organizations.

Contact: | 541-346-2155


Recent Media:
Personal crowdfunding brings intimacy to raising money (Statesman Journal, Nov. 28, 2015)