Jack Fowler

Jack Fowler is a Senior Philanthropy Consultant at AmPhil, where he helps advise donors and manage giving programs. He also serves as Senior Fellow at the Center for Civil Society, which produces educational resources for nonprofit leaders and donors that offer practical advice, ideas, training, and tools that help civil society leaders achieve their missions. Jack authors the popular Civil Thoughts newsletter where he shares musings in his words, "They’re nothing more than recommendations, but of pieces and essays and articles (one or two, a few, maybe most, possibly even all) that may prove of keen interest, and that will stimulate your thinking."

Before joining AmPhil, Jack served over three decades at National Review in various capacities, including as publisher, and oversaw publishing, promotion, and fundraising and development operations. He also contributed articles regularly and hosts a popular podcast with Victor Davis Hanson. He has served on numerous boards, including the American Mental Health Foundation, The Human Life Foundation, The Frontier Center, and GenJustice, and for over a decade was a White House Fellows program regional judge.

Jack graduated from Regis High School in New York and Holy Cross in Worcester (Mass.), where he majored in philosophy. A member of the Knights of Columbus, he and his wife Sharon have five children and live in Milford, Connecticut.


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King Wenceslas mural depicting king self sacrifice and charity.
On the Feast of Stephen

As goes the popular carol, on this chilly night a Good King spied a poor man gathering wood, flexed his charity, and made himself an inspiration.