Office of Research

Nancy Bell Evans Center on Nonprofits & Philanthropy


The aim of the Nancy Bell Evans Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy is to enhance the understanding and vitality of the nonprofit and philanthropic sector through research, education, and community engagement.

What we do:
•Conduct research on nonprofits, philanthropy, and non-governmental organizations.

•Provide educational
opportunities through the Evans School of Public Affairs and other academic institutions.

•Organize community
events connecting members of the academic, nonprofit, and philanthropic communities.

•Compile resources for easier access to information on nonprofits and philanthropy.

Core Services Offered

Research, graduate student training

Funding Information:

Endowment 2003-present.
Federal FIPSE 2007-2009.

Reporting Structure:

Sandra Archibald, Dean, Evans School of Public Affairs

Related UW Entities:

College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Political Science

Center Details

Director: Harrison, David (Interim Director)
Location: Parrington 203
Year Started: 2002
Administrator / Program Manager: Gibson, Chantel
Administering College/School: Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs 
Faculty Involvement: 4