The Giving USA Foundation, the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and Marts & Lundy have released The Philanthropy Outlook: 2015 & 2016. Click on the image below to download a free copy.
The purpose of the report is to provide a sound economic forecast for the nonprofit sector, since contributions play such a vital role in resource generation. The report explains the methodology behind the forecast and it largely takes into account the kinds of factors that could impact philanthropy overall – such things as national and world economic stability, world gross domestic product and legislative policy implications.
There’s good news and more good news. Overall, the forecast for 2015 philanthropy is up 4.8% over last year and the forecast for 2016 is up an additional 4.9%. To download a free copy, click here.