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Donations, Grants & Endowment in the US - Industry Market Research Report

Donations, Grants & Endowment in the US

Revenue for the Donations, Grants and Endowment industry posted consistent growth over the five years to 2018. Due to the unique structure of this industry, revenue is calculated by adding contributions, grants, investment income and realized gains. While the overall economy prospered during the five-year period, the stock market also continued to perform strongly. These forces complimented each other, enabling revenue growth. Partially due to continued giving from larger operators, industry revenue is forecast to rise. This growth is expected to trend in line with the Standard & Poor's 500 index. Although corporate profit growth is anticipated to slow substantially, it will continue to support industry revenue through corporate contributions.

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.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2018)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table S&P 500
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2018)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2018)
    • Table Business Locations 2018
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Establishments by employment size
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital Intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs. growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
    • Table Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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