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Donations, Grants & Endowment in the US: Market Research Report

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Donations, Grants & Endowment Market Research Report | NAICS 81321 | Mar 2017

Sharing is caring: Educational and health-related programs will benefit as revenue increases

IBISWorld’s Donations, Grants & Endowment market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
Annual Growth
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Increases in the S&P 500 index and corporate profit will fuel industry growth
  • The industry has benefited from burgeoning corporate profit since the recession
  • Average industry profit margins are anticipated to remain elevated over the five-year period
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The performance of the Donations, Grants and Endowment industry has been extremely volatile over the five years to 2017, with respect to both revenue and profit. However, as the economy continues to rebound, driven by improving financial market performance and lower unemployment, more businesses and individuals are expected to increase their giving to grantmaking foundations. Demand for industry services is expected to remain stable, with educational and health-related programs benefiting from the largest share of grant dollars. Furthermore, corporations and other for-profit groups will continue to open trusts and foundations as a way to promote their organizational image... ... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Donations, Grants and Endowment industry is in the mature stage of its economic life cycle; this stage is characterized by wholehearted acceptance of industry service offerings. Industry value added, which measures an industry's contribution to the overall economy, is expected to increase at an annualized rate of 3.0% over the 10 years to 2022. In contrast, US GDP is projected to grow at an annualized rate of 2.0% during the same period. These figures indicate that the industry's share of the economy is growing.

Industry activity typically fluctuates on a cyclical basis due to its reliance on investment returns. Yet.. ... purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Donations, Grants & Endowment Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Donations, Grants & Endowment Industry are

  • Ability to attract local support/patronage
  • Ability to educate the wider community
  • Effective quality control
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as S&P 500 and Corporate profit in the Donations, Grants & Endowment industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Donations, Grants & Endowment Industry?

    This industry comprises organizations known as grantmaking foundations or charitable trusts. Operators award grants from trust funds based on a competitive selection process or by the preferences of the foundation managers and grantors. Industry operators may also fund a single entity, such as a museum or university. Due to the unique structure of this industry, revenue is calculated by adding contributions, grants, investment income and realized gains.

    Industry Products
    Private contributions, gifts and grants Investment incomeGains (losses) from assets soldGovernment contributions, gifts and grants
    Industry Activities
    Awarding education-related scholarships and grantsAwarding health-related grants and donationsAwarding grants related to human servicesAwarding grants related to public affairsAwarding grants and donations for art initiativesAwarding grants and donations for environmental projectsAwarding grants related to international affairs

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • S&P 500
  • Corporate profit
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Yield on 10-year Treasury note
  • Natural disaster index
  • Current Performance
  • Investment return instability
  • Contributions and grants rebound
  • Back on track despite regulation
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Contribution levels and investment returns improve
  • Foundation giving continues to climb
  • Regulatory environment
  • Table: Donations, Grants & Endowment Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Donations, Grants & Endowment Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Conservation & Human Rights Organizations
  • Civic, Social & Youth Organizations
  • Consumers
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Advertising Agencies
  • Commercial Banking
  • Copier & Office Equipment Wholesaling
  • Land Leasing
  • Portfolio Management
  • Products & Services
  • Private contributions, gifts and grants
  • Investment income
  • Gains (losses) from assets sold
  • Other
  • Government contributions, gifts and grants
  • Chart: Donations, Grants & Endowment Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Education
  • Health
  • Human services
  • Public affairs/society benefit
  • Arts and culture
  • Environment and animals
  • Other
  • International affairs
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Donations, Grants & Endowment Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Donations, Grants & Endowment
  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Donations, Grants & Endowment Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Table: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Donations, Grants & Endowment Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Donations, Grants & Endowment Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Corporate Profit (2008-2022)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Table: Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary
  • A foundation created to promote the public good.
  • Community Foundation
  • A publicly supported foundation that is operated by, and for the benefit of, a specific community or geographic region. These foundations receive funding from a variety of individual donors.
  • Corporate Foundation
  • A foundation that is created and funded by a company as a separate legal entity and operated by a board of directors that is usually comprised of company officials.
  • Grantmaking
  • The discretionary awarding of grants, especially by a large foundation or other organization, as a form of organized philanthropy.
  • Independent Foundation
  • A foundation that is generally founded by an individual, a family or a group of individuals and operated by the donor or members of the donor's family.

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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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