Press releases

Read our news from this year and previous years.


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Fidelity Charitable donors recommend a record $11.8 billion in grants during 2023, displaying an enduring commitment to the causes they care about

February 13, 2024

Nearly 3 out of 5 people plan to participate in charitable activities at year-end, study finds

November 27, 2023

Study shows that more than 80% of parents find success in modeling philanthropic behavior for their children—growing the next generation of givers

November 14, 2023

Study finds next-generation investors are seeking financial advisor guidance on charitable planning

September 13, 2023

More donors supporting human services causes post-pandemic than ever before, with twice as many cities citing this as a No. 1 priority, Fidelity Charitable study finds

June 6, 2023

Fidelity Charitable donors recommend a record $11.2 billion in grants during 2022—bolstering nonprofits with $1 billion more during a year of economic downturn

February 21, 2023

Fidelity Charitable study: Amid a tight labor market, 86% of employees say it’s important for an employer’s values to align with their own

January 24, 2023

Fidelity Charitable announces philanthropic NFT collection “Art of Generosity,” engaging the blockchain community in giving

November 16, 2022

Nearly 6 in 10 Fidelity Charitable donors plan to give more in 2022 in light of current economic volatility, study says

September 20, 2022

Fidelity Charitable donors recommended $4.8 billion in grants in the first half of 2022 — up 11% despite inflation and market cooldowns

July 20, 2022

Millennial investors drive growth in impact investing

April 20, 2022

Fidelity Charitable board of trustees elects Lenny Mendonca as chair

March 2, 2022

Fidelity Charitable donors grant a record $10 billion in 2021—a 41% increase from pre-pandemic giving

February 15, 2022

Six in 10 Americans would prefer a donation to charity in their name instead of a gift

November 29, 2021

Growing popularity of cryptocurrency could fuel charitable giving

October 28, 2021

Fidelity Charitable appoints Jacob Pruitt as president

October 4, 2021

Amid pandemic surge, most donors plan to give the same or more to charity this year than in 2020

September 15, 2021

Fidelity Charitable donors recommended a record $4.3 billion in grants in first half of 2021

July 14, 2021

After 2020, women’s commitment to charitable giving reached new heights, while men closed the gender gap

June 23, 2021

Seismic shifts to redefine philanthropy

May 3, 2021

Fidelity Charitable donors doubled down with a record $9.1 billion granted to 170,000 charities in 2020—24 percent more dollars than 2019

February 17, 2021

Study: Pandemic drove donors to give more and differently in 2020

December 1, 2020

Two-in-three decreased or stopped volunteer activities due to COVID-19

November 11, 2020

Largest grantmaker eliminates minimum contribution amount

September 30, 2020

Fidelity Charitable Trustees' Initiative grants nearly $13 million to aid nonprofit sector in time of unprecedented need

September 9, 2020

Amid pandemic, donor generosity multiplied across America to help feed and house the vulnerable, while sustaining support of other charitable causes

June 26, 2020

Fidelity Charitable donors recommend over $236 million in grants to nonprofits for COVID-19 relief; just part of the $2.5 billion granted so far this year

May 6, 2020

New data on giving during COVID-19 highlights unprecedented need; Fidelity Charitable challenges donors to double recommended grants to $200 million by May

April 8, 2020

Impact from Fidelity Charitable donor-advised funds exceeds $7 billion in 2019, over 500 percent increase from 2010

February 10, 2020

New data finds that having an entrepreneurial mindset plays a bigger role in charitable giving than gender

November 19, 2019

Study finds 50 percent of surveyed taxpayers made at least one change to their charitable giving strategy after tax reform

November 5, 2019

Fidelity Charitable donors eclipse their all-time record with over $5.25 billion already granted in 2019

October 15, 2019

Study: 77% of Millennials have made an impact investment, but only 53% of advisors understand the concept well

September 18, 2019

Fidelity Charitable Trustees’ Initiative grants $6.4 million to strengthen social sector infrastructure

September 2, 2019

Fidelity Charitable study reveals how geography affects donor giving, highlights differences

August 20, 2019

Nearly Half of Advisors Report Clients Adjusted Their Charitable Giving Strategy in Response to Tax Reform

June 12, 2019

Millennial Entrepreneurs Twice as Generous With Their Money and Time Than Gen X, Baby Boomer Entrepreneurs

May 27, 2019

Fidelity Charitable donors recommend a record $5.2 billion in grants in 2018, a 17 percent increase over 2017

February 14, 2019

Fidelity Charitable study finds childhood giving traditions create happier, more charitable adults

November 1, 2018

Fidelity Charitable Appoints Nageeb Sumar Vice President, Philanthropic Strategies

October 25, 2018

Study Finds Entrepreneurs Leading the Way in Philanthropy

September 19, 2018

Study Finds Impact Investing at Tipping Point

June 12, 2018

Fidelity Charitable Donors Recommend $1 Billion in Grants in Record Time

March 28, 2018

Donors Drive a Record-Breaking Year for Charitable Giving

February 14, 2018

Study Finds 64% of Donors Want to Give More

November 9, 2017

Annual City Rankings Highlight Local Giving Trends, Differences

October 3, 2017

Fidelity Charitable Continues To Expand Support For West Coast Donors, Advisors

August 30, 2017

Fidelity Charitable’s 2017 Giving Report highlights changes and trends in giving

June 27, 2017

Study Shows Millennial Women are Changing The Giving Landscape, Baby Boomer Women More Satisfied

May 9, 2017

Survey Shows Giving Brings Couples Together

February 13, 2017

Fidelity Charitable Surpasses Grant-Making Goal of $25 Billion to Charities in 25 Years

February 1, 2017

Fidelity Charitable Tops 2016 Philanthropy 400 Ranking

October 27, 2016

Fidelity Charitable Donors Recommend $2.3 Billion in Grants Through September 2016

October 20, 2016

Study Explores Trends in Giving to Charity

October 5, 2016

Fidelity Charitable Appoints Pamela Norley as President

August 18, 2016

$25 Billion in Impact, A Message From President Amy Danforth

July 19, 2016

Record Grants First Half 2016

July 19, 2016

Fidelity Charitable Ranking of Cities by Giving Priorities Reveals Key Differences

June 22, 2016

2016 Fidelity Charitable Giving Report

June 2, 2016

Research Finds Many Unaware of the Full Range of Ways to Give to Charity

April 12, 2016

Fidelity Charitable Board of Trustees elects Alfred E. Osborne, Jr., PhD as Chair

March 24, 2016

Donors Recommend a Record $3 Billion in 2015

January 28, 2016

Donors Can Now Contribute Bitcoin to Fidelity Charitable to Fund Philanthropy

November 18, 2015

Fidelity Charitable Made $2 Billion in Donor-Recommended Grants During the First Nine Months of 2015

October 22, 2015

Giving Without Goals Can Leave Donors Feeling Unfulfilled

August 31, 2015

Grants from Fidelity Charitable Donor-advised Funds Increased 33 Percent to Nearly $1.5 Billion, in First Half of 2015

July 15, 2015

2015 Fidelity Charitable Giving Report Provides New Insight on How Donors Give

June 10, 2015

Fidelity Charitable Grows West Coast Support Network for Donors, Advisors

May 12, 2015

Donors Support Charities Through Volunteer Work and Record Grant Recommendations

January 26, 2015

Giving with Fidelity Charitable Donor-Advised Funds Rose 27 Percent in First Nine Months of 2014

October 23, 2014

A Record of Nearly $1.1 Billion Distributed to Charities in The First Half of 2014 Through Fidelity Charitable Donor-Advised Funds

July 16, 2014

2014 Fidelity Charitable Giving Report

June 3, 2014

Fidelity Charitable Appoints Amy N. Danforth as President

February 26, 2014

Fidelity Charitable Grants More Than $2 Billion to Nonprofits in 2013

January 28, 2014

Fidelity Charitable Grants a Record of Nearly $1.3 Billion to Nonprofits Through Third Quarter of 2013

October 23, 2013

Fidelity Charitable Grants More Than $900 Million in First Half of 2013

July 17, 2013

Fidelity Charitable Releases First-Time Report on Donor Activity

June 10, 2013

Donor-Advised Funds and Nonprofits Collaborate on a Widget to Simplify Charitable Giving

April 9, 2013

Fidelity Charitable Sees Record Grants and Contributions in 2012

January 29, 2013

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