Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation

The Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation is a key resource for nonprofits, the people who work and volunteer with them, and their supporting philanthropists. Its offerings -- focused on increased leadership, management effectiveness and impactful philanthropy -- integrate knowledge generated by academic faculty, its own applied research, and best practices gleaned from study throughout the world.

The quality of life in communities is enhanced by the presence of a vibrant nonprofit and philanthropic sector. Today’s nonprofit organization must be efficient by innovatively engaging and leveraging its philanthropic relationships, earned income, and other valuable resources in order to achieve the greatest impact in accomplishing its mission. The ASU Lodestar Center helps nonprofit leaders, staff, and volunteers gain the skills they need to thrive in today’s global environment.