|University of Notre DameFall 2019||Philanthropy: Society & the Common GoodDepartments: Hesburgh Program in Public ServiceJonathan Hannah||25 students|
|University of Notre DameFall 2020||Philanthropy & the Common GoodDepartments: Hesburgh Program in Public ServiceJonathan Hannah||23 students|
|University of Notre DameFall 2021||Philanthropy & the Common GoodDepartments: Public Service, Political Science Jonathan Hannah||23 students|
Philanthropy: Society & the Common Good
Taught by Jonathan Hannah
Department of the Hesburgh Program in Public Service, Political Science, Constitutional Studies
Jon Hannah is program director of the Notre Dame Law School’s Program on Church, State & Society. Previously, he served five years as director of foundation relations at the University of Notre Dame. He is also currently an assistant teaching professor in the political science department where he teaches a course on philanthropy and the common good. Jonathan previously worked as a policy analyst in Washington, D.C., and has been an instructor at the Lewis University College of Business.
He holds a B.A. in political science from Saint Xavier University, an M.Sc. from Lewis University, a J.D. from the University of Detroit Mercy, and is completing his LL.M. in international human rights at Notre Dame. He was a Fulbright scholar in 2015 and participated in an International Education Administrator program in Germany. His writing has appeared in Real Clear Policy, Philanthropy Daily, Public Discourse, and Notre Dame Magazine.
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Each student randomly assigned an individual assignment early in the semester that helps the class in the grantmaking process – each student’s assignment is different
Each group picks at least two local orgs to visit
Throughout the course of the semester, they Board has six formal board meetings
Students volunteer at a prior grant recipient and write a reflection about their experience