USC Price School of Public Policy

Nonprofits & Philanthropy

The nonprofit sector is where change becomes a reality, dealing with some of society’s most daunting public problems and working to develop innovative solutions. The issues span from school reform to health care access, economic development to cleaner environments, affordable housing to greater mobility, civic engagement to effective governance. For more than 30 years, the USC Price School of Public Policy has been a leader in research and education in the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors. Explore how USC Price faculty, students, and alumni are shaping the future of Nonprofits and Philanthropy.

Academic Program Options:

Related faculty

  • Nicolas Duquette

    Assistant Professor

  • Nicole E. Esparza

    Associate Professor

  • James M. Ferris

    Emery Evans Olson Chair in Non-Profit Entrepreneurship and Public Policy
    Director, Center on Philanthropy and Public Policy

  • Elizabeth Graddy

    Jeffrey J. Miller Chair in Government, Business, and the Economy
    USC Vice Provost for Academic and Faculty Affairs

  • Alexandra Graddy-Reed

    Assistant Professor of Public Policy

  • Jack H. Knott

    C. Erwin and Ione L. Piper Chair and Professor

  • Gary Dean Painter

    Director, USC Sol Price Center for Social Innovation
    Director, Homelessness Policy Research Institute

  • Jane Pisano

    Jane Pisano


  • Shui Yan Tang

    Shui Yan Tang

    Frances R. and John J. Duggan Professor in Public Administration
    Chair, Department of Governance, Management and the Policy Process

Research centers and groups

Related news