The Philanthropy Outlook 2017 & 2018

The third edition of The Philanthropy Outlook is now available, and the findings point to continued growth in charitable giving.

The Philanthropy Outlook 2017 & 2018 projects total charitable giving in the U.S. will grow by 3.6 percent in 2017 and by an additional 3.8 percent in 2018. Giving to education, health and public-society benefit is also projected to rise.

The Outlook is helping to inform strategic decisions across the nonprofit sector as organizations respond to expanding needs and dramatic shifts in American philanthropy. In addition to its giving projections, the report provides an enhanced understanding of the economic factors and conditions that are likely to influence giving, allowing for greater confidence in aligning programmatic and staffing investments with the current and future state of philanthropy.
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