Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Growth not taken for granted
The industry is poised to benefit from the economic recovery, with positive trends in the stock market and investment returns driving revenue. Additionally, the increasing number of baby boomers will be more inclined to devote their time and money to industry organizations. While positive trends will abound, organizations will be threatened by increasing regulations and a decline in leisure time, affecting volunteer turnout... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter
The Donations, Grants and Endowment industry is in mature stage of its life cycle. During the 10 years to 2017, the industry is expected to grow roughly in line with the overall economy. During this 10-year period, industry value added (IVA), which measures the industry's contribution to the overall economy, is forecast to increase an average 1.3% per year. Comparably, GDP is projected to grow at an annualized 1.9% over the same time.
Industry activity typically fluctuates on a cyclical basis over the medium term due to its reliance on investment returns. However, demand for industry services is relatively stable, as charitable organizations and individuals rely on donations and grants from industry operators to support their organizations and programs... purchase to read more