Jonathan Hannah

Jonathan Hannah is Director of AmPhil’s Center for Civil Society. He previously worked as a policy analyst in Washington, D.C., has been an instructor at the Lewis University College of Business, and teaches a course on philanthropy and the common good at the University of Notre Dame’s College of Arts & Letters.

He holds a bachelor’s degree from Saint Xavier University, a master’s degree from Lewis University, a juris doctor from the University of Detroit Mercy, and an LL.M. from the Notre Dame Law School.

Catholic generosity is failing to measure up

Are churches communicating the importance of giving? If not, what does this mean for charitable giving and the health of civil society?

Announcing the 2024 AmPhil Fundraising Fellowship

Early-to-mid-career fundraisers are invited to apply for this nine-month leadership program designed for those looking to grow professionally and intellectually alongside a small group of peers.

A can’t miss conference with an eye-popping agenda

On November 7th and 8th, a panoply of donors, nonprofit leaders, and scholars will gather in Scottsdale to discuss the decline in religiosity in America.

Funding America’s pastime

Providing support for youth baseball benefits youths and communities, and bolsters the future of Major League Baseball itself.

Actionable ideas for nonprofit excellence

Kral delivers a well organized book that cleverly weaves real life examples of nonprofit excellence alongside actionable ideas that any nonprofit employee can put into practice.

Decline in Christianity
Declining religious affiliation and civil society

This November, the third Givers, Doers, & Thinkers conference will address the question: How will declining religious affiliation change civil society in the years to come?

2023 AmPhil Fundraising Fellowship Announcement

The AmPhil Fundraising Fellowship is a nine-month leadership program for fundraising professionals looking to grow professionally and intellectually alongside a small group of peers.

Should Nonprofits Publicize the Charitable Tax Deduction?

What role do fundraisers and nonprofit organizations play when it comes to educating their donors about charitable tax deductions?

The peculiar evolution of Carnegie’s Libraries

Inspired by benefits he enjoyed from the library, Andrew Carnegie funded the creation of over 2,500 libraries around the world. Where are they now?

An ode to the anonymous donor

American generosity is best demonstrated in the complete charity of anonymously giving gifts large and small to fundraising efforts on street corners.