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Melissa S. Brown

Principal, Melissa S. Brown and Associates
(812) 855-7980
SPEA Room 412

MGA, Government Administration, University of Pennsylvania, 1985
BA, Political Science, Reed College, 1982

Professional Experience

  • Principal, Melissa S. Brown & Associates
  • Associate Direct of Research, Managing Editor, Giving USA, Indiana University Center on Philanthropy, 2001-2010
  • Fundraising, Program Evaluation, Indiana University Center on Philanthropy, 1998-2000
  • Program Manager, Homeless Initiative Program, Indianapolis, 1996-1998
  • Fundraising, Indiana University Center on Philanthropy, 1991-1995
  • Fundraising, The Folger Shakespeare Library, The Arthritis Foundation National Office, 1989-1991

Professional Interests
Fundraising and research about charitable giving

Current Projects
Researching generational differences in charitable giving; surveying nonprofits about charitable receipts twice a year; advising several nonprofit organizations in fundraising and proposal writer