2023 Giving Report

Surpassing 300,000 donors, the Fidelity Charitable community continued to prioritize generosity in 2022. Our annual Giving Report illustrates how these inspiring donors supported their neighbors in a year marred by inflation and economic anxiety.

Fidelity Charitable grantmaking reaches new heights

In 2022, Fidelity Charitable made a record

$ 5,236,358,731

in donor-recommended grants,
nearly $1 billion more than in 2021

Donor-advised funds act as a sustaining force for philanthropy despite economic pressures


Grant recommendations that were designated “where needed most,” giving nonprofits the flexibility to apply funds to their most urgent priorities.


Unique charities received donor-recommended grants—representing a broad range of charitable missions.


Grants that went to organizations the donor had previously supported—demonstrating donors’ consistency and commitment to their favorite causes.

Donors respond with generosity to those facing unthinkable crisis

Emergencies around the world dominated news headlines and inspired action. Donors responded to disasters close to home and around the world—from devastation in Florida due to Hurricane Ian to the massive humanitarian crisis caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Montage of disaster images

Read more about our record-breaking year and how our donors are using philanthropy to make an impact.

Additional insights

What is a donor-advised fund?

A donor-advised fund is a simple, flexible and tax-efficient way to give to your favorite charities while potentially growing your donations over time.

Donor stories

These articles and videos highlight how Fidelity Charitable donors use a Giving Account to make more of a difference.

Boost your giving IQ

Wondering how to make your giving more satisfying and effective? Check out our four simple steps to smarter charitable giving.