William G. Enright

Founding director emeritus, Lake Institute on Faith & Giving, Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy

William G. Enright is founding Karen Lake Buttrey Director Emeritus of Lake Institute on Faith & Giving at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, where he served from 2003 to 2014.

Enright is a former senior pastor of Second Presbyterian Church, Indianapolis, and a graduate of Wheaton College, Fuller Theological Seminary and McCormick Theological Seminary. He earned a Ph.D. from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, and holds four honorary degrees. Enright is a director of Lilly Endowment Inc., and has also served as a trustee of Hanover College with distinction as a Life Trustee.

He has been an Advisor for the National Cathedral Association of the National Cathedral in Washington D.C. and is co-founder of the Celebration of Hope, a program for racial reconciliation.

Enright has written several books, the latest of which is “Kitchen Table Giving: Reimagining How Congregations Connect with Their Donors.”