"Community Philanthropy Trends in the Nonprofit Sector"

"Community Philanthropy Trends in the Nonprofit Sector"

Diana Aviv

2.1.2013

Diana Aviv

"Diana Aviv is the president and CEO of Independent Sector, the national leadership forum for America’s nonprofits, foundations, and corporate giving programs. By representing tens of thousands of organizations across the country, Independent Sector’s mission is to advance the common good by leading, strengthening, and mobilizing the charitable community. Diana is a leading speaker on emerging trends within the sector, the financial state of the nonprofit community, public policies affecting charities and foundations, the role of civil society in democracy, and civic engagement. She has testified before Congress and has been featured in media outlets, such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, NPR and MSNBC.com. Diana came to Independent Sector in April 2003 after spending nine years at United Jewish Communities. A native of South Africa, Diana graduated with a B.S.W. from the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg and received a master’s degree in social work at Columbia University."


Diana Aviv is president and CEO of Independent Sector, the national leadership network for America’s nonprofits, foundations and corporate giving programs. As a visiting Scholar in Residence at the Center on Community Philanthropy, Aviv presents her research on the topic of community philanthropy and share reflections on trends in the nonprofit sector. Aviv joined Independent Sector in 2003 after spending nine years at the Jewish Federations of North America as vice president for public policy and director of its Washington Action Office. She has served as executive director of the Panel on the Nonprofit Sector, convened by Independent Sector to recommended actions to strengthen the governance, transparency,and accountability of public charities and private foundations, many of which were enacted into law.