11 Trends in Philanthropy for 2021

FavoriteHow many times in the last 12 months has it felt like we’ve entered a new reality? Events we may never have thought possible have crashed over us, wave after wave. When our team set out to formulate our 11 Trends in Philanthropy for 2021 report, this turmoil was only beginning to ramp up. We got to work in May 2020, much earlier than we typically begin. Knowing this would be the fifth edition of the annual report, we wanted to take a deeper look backward, as well as forward, to reflect on the trends we’ve highlighted since 2017 and to see Read more

Categories: History, Role in Society, The Philanthropic Sector



FavoriteUnpack the insights of Generation Impact with others and start putting your learning into action with this free, downloadable Discussion Guide. This 24-page PDF guide features additional commentary from the authors, discussion questions per chapter, and Next Steps exercises. Great for: Book clubs Lunchtime roundtables with staff & professional groups Informal gatherings of donor peers, friends & family Individual reflection and journaling Twitter & Facebook book groups, online discussion boards, and more.

Categories: The Philanthropic Sector, Models and Approaches

Tags: ,

Forging Ahead: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Foundation Investing Activities

FavoriteCan the money that is at the heart of the foundation business model be responsive to a foundation’s important values of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI)? The answer is yes. This report includes interviews with executives at eight large foundations that have embraced organization-wide DEI efforts. We asked them how DEI can shape the structure of the investing department, the work of investment committees and the choice of investments.

Categories: The Philanthropic Sector, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion