Chronicle of Philanthropy “Philanthropy 400”

The Chronicle’s “Philanthropy 400” is a fascinating list of generosity and impact but also a window into the donor-advised fund trend as the Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund was number one again this year, and six of the top ten on the list include funds. Contributions to donor-advised funds grew by 106% over the last five years, with no signs of letting up.

Non-funds at the top of the list include many that have Central Ohio affiliates, these include: United Way Worldwide, Salvation Army, the Y, Boys & Girls Clubs, Catholic Charities, Goodwill Industries, American Cancer Society, Lutheran Service, and American Heart Association.

Big social service agencies and universities dominate the top 400.As the report states, “… these 400 nonprofits raised a total of $108.7 billion — more than a quarter of all dollars given to American charities in 2016.”

Read the article here.

2017-11-29T07:45:38+00:00November 29th, 2017|