Key 2021 trends for the endowment, foundation, and nonprofit marketplace. COVID-19 has led many nonprofits to reassess their endowment strategies, fundraising goals, and strategic plans as the country starts to recover from the pandemicWhile the stock market finished strong in 2020, and continues its strength in mid-2021, nonprofit boards continue to review their endowment strategies and strategic plans.
This research report illustrates the importance of building a strategic endowment plan for a community college. A community college, commonly referred to as a junior college until the 1970s, continues to be an important part of our educational system in the United States.
An update on the Catholic foundation marketplace.In 2016, we released one of the first studies on religious-based fundraising foundations, The Advancement of Religious-Based Fundraising Foundations in the United States.We examined religious giving and focused on the use of stand-alone fundraising foundations, focusing on Catholic diocese or community foundations.
An analysis of fundraising, endowment management, and governance/disclosure practices of independent school foundations in New York State. A focus on New York state independent schools and their trends and challenges.Benefits of using diversified fundraising strategies and having a robust endowment management plan.More schools should consider capital campaigns to help grow their endowments.
An analysis of fundraising, endowment management, and governance/disclosure practices of public library foundations. Library fundraising foundations are an important tool for public libraries.This report shares insights on the benefits and costs of using a separate foundation.It also includes an analysis of the New York City public library system.Public libraries have evolved into organizations that provide expanded services to the local community.