The Philanthropy Outlook 2016 & 2017

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The second edition of The Philanthropy Outlook points to continued growth in charitable giving.

Researched and written by the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, the Outlook is the reliable philanthropy forecasting model developed to inform strategic decision making across the nonprofit sector and adds a measure of confidence in future investments in fundraising.

The report provides data and analysis for projected year-to-year growth rates in U.S. philanthropy for the years 2016 and 2017, including for overall giving and for giving by individuals/households, foundations, estates and corporations. This second edition of the Outlook also includes projections for giving to education in 2016 and 2017.

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