Renee Irvin, School 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 head of the School 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; family foundations in the U.S., and tax policy advocacy by nonprofit think tanks and advocacy organizations.

Contact: | 541-346-2155


Recent Media:
What’s a major donor? A fundraising expert explains (The Conversation, Aug. 25, 2021)
Personal crowdfunding brings intimacy to raising money (Statesman Journal, Nov. 28, 2015)