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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. This updated research report shows that Catholic foundations have become a national trend and continue to advance at a fast pace in the United States.
This research report conducted in 2013 provides an analysis of fundraising, endowment management, and governance/disclosure practices of independent school foundations in New York State.There are three trends affecting independent schools nationally today: enrollments are flat and declining; there is great pressure to expand programs and facilities; and tuition costs continue to rise, impacting affordability for many families.