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 24

Today Jeremy speaks with Mark Roosevelt about what a genuine liberal arts education looks like, how it contributes to a healthy civil society, and how philanthropy can be deployed to make college more or less affordable again.

GDT Podcast / Episode 23

This week, Jeremy speaks with filmmaker John Papola about the power of storytelling and how it can be deployed to deepen our appreciation for the value of human freedom.


GDT Podcast / Episode 22

Join Jeremy Beer and Jack Fowler for a lively discussion on the early days of National Review, along with the influence of publications in civil society.

GDT Podcast / Episode 21

Kicking off season three of Givers, Doers, & Thinkers with a great conversation featuring Jonathan Haidt.


GDT Podcast / Episode 20

Jeremy chats with David Patrick King of the Lake Institute on Faith and Giving and the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy to close season two of Givers, Doers, & Thinkers.

GDT Podcast / Episode 19

This week on Givers, Doers, & Thinkers, Jeremy sits down with JP De Gance to discuss the status of marriage in the United States and what it means for civil society.


GDT Podcast / Episode 18

Today on Givers, Doers, & Thinkers, Jeremy speaks with writer Helen Pluckrose about critical social justice ideology, what it is, and what to do about it.  

GDT Podcast / Episode 17

Jeremy sits down with Howard Husock of Philanthropy Roundtable to discuss who killed civil society and its unsung heroes.


GDT Podcast / Episode 16

This week on Givers, Doers, & Thinkers, Jeremy speaks with NextAfter’s Tim Kachuriak.

GDT Podcast / Episode 15

Jeremy sits down with Helen Andrews to discuss the baby boomers and how they made everything worse and refuse to admit it.