The Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at LIU


The Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at Long Island University has been established to offer a range of high-quality professional development opportunities to strengthen the capacity of nonprofit organizations on Long Island and in New York City. Founded by entrepreneur and philanthropist, T. Denny Sanford, the Institute focuses on preparing exemplary leaders, board members, and fundraising professionals of these organizations with the necessary skillset to dramatically increase the impact of charitable organizations in the U.S. The Institute will offer seminars, webinars, and a fundraising institute with a strong emphasis on developing fundraising, sustainable strategies and cause selling models.

The only textbook of its kind, Cause Selling - The Sanford Way, written by Dr. David J. Lill and Jennifer Lill, and based on the vision of philanthropist T. Denny Sanford is now available. The book is the foundation for a series of seminars offered by the Sanford Institute of Philanthropy.

Purchase your copy here!

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Mr. Sanford has pledged to give the majority of his fortune away to charity and to work tirelessly to make the world a better place, especially in the avenues of philanthropy, fundraising and education.

Contact Us

Nathaniel Pazik
  SIPLIU@liu.edu
  516-299-2883