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Professions and Wealth: The Philanthropy of High-Earning Professionals

Apr 2023

Micah McElroy, Associate Director of Research, Effective Philanthropy Learning Initiative, with contributions from Rebecca Shamash, Megan Farwell, Taylor Stephens, and Vera Michalchik

Guide to Effective Philanthropy

Sep 2022

By Paul Brest

Research Paper


Announcing: Australian Edition of the Toolkit

Oct 2021

The Australian Toolkit

EPLI has partnered with Perpetual Asset Management Australia to create an Australian version of the Toolkit available for free online here.


Research Paper

Bay Area Millennial Giving: Current Trends, Challenges, & Opportunities (May 2020)

Jul 2020

By Judy Park & Kavya Shankar



Design Thinking and Strategic Philanthropy Case Study (August 2015)

Nov 2015

Nadia Roumani, Paul Brest, and Olivia Vagelos


Problem Solving, Human-Centered Design, and Strategic Processes (October 2015)

Sep 2015

Paul Brest, Nadia Roumani, Jason Bade


Logic Models: An Overview

Mar 2015

curated by Paul Brest