Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Top 5 Trends Affecting Philanthropic Associations

What are the unique trends that will affect philanthropic associations, and what will the impact of those trends be?

Marcia Stepanek, Editor, Contribute magazine has identified the Top 5 Trends affecting philanthropic organizations in 2008. These trends include:

  • The rapid pace of charity expansion will start to slow.
  • Globalization of philanthropy will continue aggressively.
  • More charity scandals will surface.
  • There will be more charity mergers and acquisitions.
  • Communications technology will continue to shake up the status quo of giving.
Read Marcia's article here.

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