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Women and giving

The impact of generation and gender on philanthropy

Women today play a central role in philanthropy, leading charitable giving within their families, using their time and skills to advance causes within their communities, and embodying purpose and heart. Based on a survey of more than 3,200 people, our report highlights the different ways Millennial and Baby Boomer women give and how their philanthropic journeys are distinctive from men’s.

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How two generations give differently

When it comes to giving, Millennials are embracing new tools, but Baby Boomers are finding more satisfaction.

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About Fidelity Charitable

Who we are

Fidelity Charitable is an independent public charity that offers one of the nation’s largest donor-advised fund programs, making charitable giving accessible, simple, and effective.

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More insights into giving

Most donors don’t know about strategies that could help them give more and save on their taxes, according to findings in our report, The Giving Gap.

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