Renee Irvin, School of Planning, Public Policy and Management

Renee Irvin

Renee Irvin

Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
Practice Areas: Nonprofit Management, Philanthropy, Wealth Distribution and Policy, Economics of the Nonprofit Sector

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Renee Irvin is an expert in nonprofit management and the economics of the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors. 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 US, and tax policy advocacy by nonprofit think tanks and advocacy organizations.

Recent Media:
Family foundations change their priorities over time, as new generations call the shots (The Conversation, Nov. 9, 2021)
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)