Trends in Philanthropy

Trends in Philanthropy

11 Trends for 2021

The critical questions we face in the aftermath of the chaos and trauma of 2020 are ones the sector has been wrestling with for years, but must now address more forcefully, including sprawling impacts of wealth inequality; significant declines in public trust in institutions and in each other; the bright and dark sides of technological proliferation; and the systemic racism permeating so many aspects of our society and our democracy. Each of these trends has real implications for our day-to-day work, how we carry out our missions, and how we broaden our frame on public good.

As a fundraiser, I'm always looking to better understand how philanthropy is evolving and what we are seeing as trends to be aware of. In my annual fundraising landscape review, I turn to publications like the Trends report to capture these changes to the context in which I will be fundraising. I appreciate the breadth of trends covered, particularly the inclusion of philanthropic infrastructure changes.”

Adriana Loson-Ceballos

Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy

Adriana Loson-Ceballos

Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy

Trends in Philanthropy

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