The Philanthropy Outlook 2018 & 2019 examines the economic conditions and recent changes to federal tax policy that are expected to be the key forces shaping the environment for philanthropy.

  • On December 22, 2017, President Donald Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (Public Law No: 115-97; previously H.R. 1) into law, significantly changing federal tax policy. The changes have raised questions from fundraisers, donors, and scholars about the potential effects of the new... Read More

  • To understand the full scope of the dynamic giving environment in 2018 and 2019, scholars, fundraisers, and other practitioners must consider the macro-economic climate as well as potential behavioral responses to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed at the close of 2017. While no... Read More