Katharine Janus

Katharine Janus is the producer of the Givers, Doers, & Thinkers podcast. Prior to joining AmPhil, she served as an intern with U.S. Senator Charles Grassley in Des Moines, Iowa, and Washington, D.C. She cofounded a chapter of Mary’s Meals at Ave Maria University and was Director and Team Leader of Our Lady of Guadalupe Faith Formation in Immokalee, Florida.

Katharine’s experience includes marketing and social media; major donor clubs; foundation and corporate strategies; direct mail; messaging; prospect research; planned giving; and departmental management and coordination. 


GDT Podcast / Episode 56

This week on Givers, Doers, & Thinkers, Matthew Crawford unpacks the rise of the Humanitarian Party and what it means for civil society and self-governance.

GDT Podcast / Episode 55

This week of Givers, Doers, & Thinkers, Russell James helps listeners understand the “why” behind a donor’s gift.


GDT Podcast / Episode 54

This week on Givers, Doers, & Thinkers, Jeff Sandefer shares what it takes to be successful and how to teach it to the next generation.

GDT Podcast / Episode 53

This week on Givers, Doers, & Thinkers, Christie Herrera of Philanthropy Roundtable shares how to protect donor intent and donor privacy.


GDT Podcast / Episode 52

What is private equity, and how does it work? Brent Beshore of Permanent Equity answers these questions and more this week on Givers, Doers, & Thinkers.

GDT Podcast / Episode 51

We are kicking off the sixth season of Givers, Doers, & Thinkers with Jeremy Tedesco of the Alliance for Defending Freedom.


GDT Podcast / Episode 50

We bring season five of the Givers, Doers, & Thinkers podcast to a close with John Cuddeback, professor at Christendom College and founder of LifeCraft.

GDT Podcast / Episode 49

In this week’s episode, Jeremy speaks with Marcus A. Ruzek about how to help—and how to hurt—our nation’s veterans.


GDT Podcast / Episode 48

Jeremy speaks with Aaron Withe about battling government unions.

GDT Podcast / Episode 47

Jeremy speaks with Alexandra Hudson about how to restore civility during times of hostility.