Philanthropy Delaware strengthens the impact of philanthropy through information, developing strategic connections among members, community, and resources. To this end, Philanthropy Delaware provides resources and reports on emerging trends and issues in the field of philanthropy.
11 Trends in Philanthropy for 2020 - Increased Attention to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)(Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grant Valley State University)
As part of the United Nations (U.N.) adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), otherwise known as Global Goals. Across the 17 SDGs, listed below, have there are 169 targets and 230 indicators that are a set of targets, or narrow objectives. It is recognized that all countries are different, but many nonprofits and philanthropists will see that their missions are affirmed by the SDGs, whether they work domestically or internationally. The shared language of the SDGs can help organizations communicate with other stakeholders, connect with other change-makers, strengthen partnerships, and communicate about progress.
Nationally, philanthropists have increased their investments towards achieving SDGs, most notably towards Quality of Education ($64.3 billion); Good Health and Well-Being ($50.7 billion); and Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions ($16.0 billion) (Johnson Center, 2019).
Giving Pie for Nonprofits
Delaware is unique in that the Giving by Foundation and Corporate in total double the national average. In addition, Giving by Individuals is 13% lower than the national average. Read Philanthropy Delaware's President Blog: "The Giving Pie in Delaware" (November 22, 2019).
Note: Public Society Benefit includes Community Economic Development, Civic Engagement, Advocacy, and Justice Programs)
Most Charitable States in America - image above.
Delaware ranks 5th in "Volunteering & Service" and 48th in "Charitable Giving Rank"
Nonprofit Research and Reports