The 21-page Philanthropy Outlook 2017 & 2018 is the third edition (first edition available here) of a collaborative effort between international fundraising consulting firm Marts & Lundy and the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University.
The Philanthropy Outlook both informs and helpfully reminds readers that “American donors of all types contributed an estimated $373.3 billion to approximately 1.2 million U.S. charities in 2015, amounting to 2.1 percent of U.S. GDP. American philanthropy is estimated to have grown 18.7 percent between 2011 and 2015, or at an average rate of 4.7 percent each of those years.”...
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