Katharine Janus

Katharine Janus is a consultant with American Philanthropic and producer of the Givers, Doers, & Thinkers podcast. Prior to joining American Philanthropic, she served as an intern with U.S. Senator Charles Grassley in Des Moines, Iowa and Washington, DC. She co-founded 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.

As Consultant, 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. 


Ben Soskis & the untold history of philanthropy

Today Jeremy speaks with historian and journalist Ben Soskis about the untold story of philanthropy, and Laura Pallares shares ways to ensure your nonprofit lands on its feet after 2020.

Gracy Olmstead & the need for rootedness

Today Jeremy speaks with Gracy Olmstead on localism and the new sites of communal life. Justin Streiff also shares how to assess 2020 and plan for 2021.


Givers Doers & Thinkers, William B. Allen, national character
William B. Allen & building a national character

Today Jeremy speaks with William B. Allen on constitutional heritage and a nation’s character and Austin Detwiler about COVID-19 giving trends and how it might affect nonprofits.

Tom Riley & how to give well

Today Jeremy speaks with Tom Riley of the Connelly Foundation on how to give well and with Liz Palla on cultivating foundations.


Bill Kauffman & repairing communal life in America

Don’t miss the sixth episode of Philanthropy Daily’s podcast, Givers, Doers, & Thinkers! Today Jeremy speaks with Bill Kauffman.

Garrett Johnson & the future of technology in government

Don’t miss the fifth episode of Philanthropy Daily’s podcast, Givers, Doers, & Thinkers! Today Jeremy speaks with Garrett Johnson.


Patrick Deneen & what’s next for America

Catch the fourth episode of Philanthropy Daily’s podcast, Givers, Doers, & Thinkers! Jeremy speaks with Patrick Deneen today.

Gabe Cooper & the joy of fundraising

Catch the third episode of Philanthropy Daily’s podcast, Givers, Doers, & Thinkers! Jeremy speaks with Gabe Cooper today.


T.K. Coleman & the values of agency and artistry

Catch the second episode of Philanthropy Daily’s new podcast, Givers, Doers, & Thinkers! Jeremy speaks with T.K. Coleman today.

Alicia Manning & the richness of reciprocity

Catch this first release of Philanthropy Daily’s new podcast, Givers, Doers, & Thinkers! Jeremy speaks with Alicia Manning today.