Educational Event

Date and Time

Wednesday, February 28, 2024
2:30pm – 4:00pm PST
Via Zoom
Members – $25
Non-Members $35

Navigating the Philanthropy Landscape in 2024

The past year was certainly a roller-coaster ride for both the economy and the philanthropy landscape with the Giving USA Report on Giving showing the first decline in years, including a marked decline in individual donors giving to charity.

Philanthropy is always about the glass being half full, with wonderful opportunity in 2024, yet as professionals we need to both understand and overcome the challenges that we face. Bill has identified five challenges–and opportunities in 2024 where we can continue to elevate philanthropy for our institutions and communities, as well as advance professional development, competency, and success.


Bill Littlejohn
President & CEO
Sharp HealthCare Foundation

Bill Littlejohn joined Sharp HealthCare in 2002 and has more than three decades of health care philanthropy experience. He oversees the entire philanthropic program for Sharp HealthCare, and under his leadership, Sharp HealthCare has generated $500 million in philanthropy, including more than $150 million in the last five years.

He is a past Chair of the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP); received the 2027 Si Seymour Award, AHP’s highest recognition for professional development; received the 2025 Outstanding Leadership Award from Southern California Association for Healthcare Development (SCAHD); is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and was named the 2018 AFP San Diego Outstanding Development Professional; and served as Chair of the 2014 AFP National Philanthropy Day in San Diego.

He has spoken and written extensively on all aspects of fundraising. Bill is a 1980 graduate of the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics.

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