A year of COVID philanthropy: What it tells us going forward
Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic created an unprecedented need for funding — and grantmakers and donors stepped up. In 2020, corporations, foundations, public charities and high-net-worth individuals awarded more than $20 billion to address the social, health and economic effects of COVID-19 globally. That’s just one of the findings in a new report covered in this article. A sidebar spotlights the popularity of recurring giving programs during the crisis.