Katharine Janus

Katharine Janus

Katharine Janus is a consultant with American Philanthropic and producer of the Givers, Doers, & Thinkers podcast. Prior to joining American Philanthropic, she served as an intern with U.S. Senator Charles Grassley in Des Moines, Iowa and Washington, DC. She co-founded a chapter of Mary’s Meals at Ave Maria University and was Director and Team Leader of Our Lady of Guadalupe Faith Formation in Immokalee, Florida.

As Consultant, Katharine’s experience includes marketing and social media; major-donor clubs; foundation and corporate strategies; direct mail; messaging; prospect research; planned giving; and departmental management and coordination. 


GDT Podcast / Episode 7

Today Jeremy speaks with Tom Riley of the Connelly Foundation on how to give well and with Liz Palla on cultivating foundations.

GDT Podcast / Episode 6

Don’t miss the sixth episode of Philanthropy Daily’s podcast, Givers, Doers, & Thinkers! Today Jeremy speaks with Bill Kauffman.


GDT Podcast / Episode 5

Don’t miss the fifth episode of Philanthropy Daily’s podcast, Givers, Doers, & Thinkers! Today Jeremy speaks with Garrett Johnson.

GDT Podcast / Episode 4

Catch the fourth episode of Philanthropy Daily’s podcast, Givers, Doers, & Thinkers! Jeremy speaks with Patrick Deneen today.


GDT Podcast / Episode 3

Catch the third episode of Philanthropy Daily’s podcast, Givers, Doers, & Thinkers! Jeremy speaks with Gabe Cooper today.

GDT Podcast / Episode 2

Catch the second episode of Philanthropy Daily’s new podcast, Givers, Doers, & Thinkers! Jeremy speaks with T.K. Coleman today.


GDT Podcast / Episode 1

Catch this first release of Philanthropy Daily’s new podcast, Givers, Doers, & Thinkers! Jeremy speaks with Alicia Manning today.

SGN some good news civil society
What actor John Krasinski can teach nonprofits about donor messaging

Nonprofits have a role in strengthening civil society. Today, they can focus on telling their story in hopeful, positive ways to spread “some good news.”


4 easy ways to establish better relationships with your donors

By establishing personal relationships with your donors, you establish a solid foundation for a greater partnership to bloom.

3 New Year’s resolutions for your nonprofit’s sake

#1: If you don’t have a plan for next year, let’s change that.