Advancing the research, education and public understanding of philanthropy is the mission of Giving USA Foundation, founded in 1985 by The Giving Institute.

Headquartered in Chicago, IL, the Foundation publishes data and trends about charitable giving through its seminal publication, Giving USA, and quarterly reports on topics related to philanthropy. Published since 1957, Giving USA is the longest running, most comprehensive report on philanthropy in America.

Giving USA Foundation Board of Directors

Giving USA 2014

L. Gregg Carlson
Carlson Fund Raising, LLC
Vice Chair
W. Keith Curtis
The Curtis Group
Aggie Sweeney, CFRE 
Collins Group
Immediate Past Chair
James D. Yunker, Ed.D.
Smith Beers Yunker & Company, Inc


Leo P. Arnoult, CFRE
Arnoult & Associates, Inc.
Rick Dunham
Donald M. Fellows
Marts and Lundy, Inc.
John Glier
Grenzebach Glier & Associates
Jeffrey Bryne
Jeffrey Byrne + Associates
David H. King, CFRE
Alexander Haas
  Angela White, CFRE
Johnson Grossnickle & Associates