The Foundation Center has published a variety of recent special research reports on specific areas of foundation funding. These include:
Key Facts on Community Foundations (2012) highlights giving trends and interests of community foundations.
Key Facts on Corporate Foundations (2012) highlights giving trends and interests of corporate foundations.
Key Facts on Family Foundations (2012) highlights giving trends and interests of family foundations.
Key Facts on Social Justice Grantmaking (2011) provides an annual update on foundation support for social justice-related activities.
Untapped Potential: European Foundation Funding for Women and Girls (2011) presents funding priorities for European foundations and foundation engagement with woman and girls.
Where Do We Go From Here? Philanthropic Support for Black Men and Boys (2012) documents the wide variety of philanthropic activity directed toward black males.
Benchmarking Foundation Administrative Expenses: Update on How Operating Characteristics Affect Spending (2012) explores how variations in foundations' characteristics, activities, and giving levels influence charitable administrative expense levels.
Summaries of key findings for these
and other trends reports can be found in the
Gain Knowledge section of our web site.