Giving USA Reports Foundation Giving on the Rise in 2014

This morning’s press release from The Giving USA Foundation reports that overall foundation giving for 2014 logged in at 8.2% higher than 2013.  Adjusted for inflation, the figure clocks in at 6.5% higher.  Foundation giving accounting for a full 15% of overall philanthropy, reflecting an overall high for this sector.

The report appears to substantiate The Foundation Center’s prediction that overall foundation from November 2014 that  foundation giving was experiencing an uptick, with contributions increasing among both independent and family foundations.  The Giving USA report notes that independent foundation giving does indeed drive the increase according to its researchers.

Link to both reports/releases below:

Giving USA 2015 Press Release

Foundation Center Key Facts 2014