Catholic Foundations in the U.S. Revisited

Walter J. Dillingham Jr., CFA |
Corporate & Institutional
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This updated research report from our last report in 2019 shows that Catholic foundations continue to be a fast-growing sector in philanthropy in the United States. We believe the most successful foundations will continually adapt and refine their strategic growth plans for the future, which will look at both investment performance and fundraising.

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Endowments & Foundations Update: Key 2022 Trends

Walter J. Dillingham Jr., CFA |
Corporate & Institutional

 This update summarizes key trends we’re tracking as we continue to focus on the endowment, foundation, and nonprofit marketplace. The Wilmington Trust Endowments and Foundations team categorized them into investment and fundraising trends, since these are the two key ways to grow endowment funds. With the pandemic essentially behind us, many nonprofits are now assessing their endowment strategies, fundraising goals, and strategic plans in light of recent geopolitical turmoil.

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Community College Foundations Revisited

Walter J. Dillingham Jr., CFA |
Corporate & Institutional
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This research report, which was conducted in June 2020, illustrates the importance of building a strategic endowment plan for a community college.In this report, we begin with an overview of the community college sector, as well as a discussion of industry trends. We examine fundraising and endowment management strategies, which are becoming more important to these institutions in the current environment.

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