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Andrew Vanderput is the Associate Director of Program Outreach at the Acton Institute. He runs Acton’s PovertyCure Initiative, which advocates for enterprise-based solutions to material poverty. Andrew comes from a diverse background in public policy, nonprofits focused on international poverty, marketing, and consulting.

Andrew received his B.A. in Political Economy from Hillsdale College in 2008, and he graduated from the Charles Koch Foundation’s Associate program in 2009.

Andrew lives with his wife and four kids in Grand Rapids, MI.

Latest Articles by Andrew Vanderput

  • A bait and switch at Peter's Pence?

    The Wall Street Journal’s recent article on the Vatican’s main charitable appeal landed like a bombshell this week. And it didn’t help that we’re in the midst of the holiday giving season
  • On #GivingTuesday, avoid benevolent harm

    Everyone is familiar with Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Now in its seventh year, #GivingTuesday has also become a permanent and popular fixture in the post-Thanksgiving landscape.