Jonathan Hannah

1030 Jenkins And Nanovic Halls
Notre Dame, IN 46556


Jonathan Hannah is Director of Education for American Philanthropic’s Center for Civil Society. He leads online and in-person educational events for fundraisers, nonprofit professionals, donors, and others interested in philanthropy and civil society. He has extensive experience in grant writing and university capital campaigns.

Prior to American Philanthropic, Jonathan worked as a policy analyst at a large grant-making foundation. He has also worked in corporate and foundation relations at Lewis University, was Director of Foundation Relations at the University of Notre Dame, and worked as a Program Director at the Notre Dame Law School. He has taught business communication courses and teaches an undergraduate experiential learning course on Philanthropy & the Common Good in Notre Dame’s College of Arts & Letters.

Jonathan holds a B.A. in Political Science from Saint Xavier University, an M.Sc. in Management from Lewis University, a J.D. from the University of Detroit Mercy, and an LL.M. from the University of Notre Dame. His writing on philanthropy has appeared in Philanthropy Daily, Real Clear Policy, and Public Discourse. He resides just outside of South Bend, Indiana with his wife and son.  In his spare time, he enjoys exploring America’s National Parks.