How are key trends in philanthropy actually impacting individual donors? Are donors confident that giving can solve problems important to them? Based on a survey of more than 3,200 people who itemize charitable giving on their tax returns, this report explores how donors' personal giving has evolved and what the future of philanthropy might look like based on changing perceptions and generational shifts.
Donors identify their top concerns, ranging from meeting basic human needs such as hunger to addressing violence and conflict or protecting and preserving the environment. Can philanthropy solve these issues?
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