Small Grant Makers Lead Gains in Foundation Giving, Says Study

Categorized as: on March 19, 2013.


The Chronicle of Philanthropy reports that the fastest-growing segment of philanthropy is among people just like us: the little guys. Skees Family Foundation believes that any old person, in any circumstances, can change the world one volunteer hour, one social-investment dollar, at a time. You’re proving us right.


Foundations with assets under $50 million increased their giving by 9 percent last year. The fastest-growing segment were those with assets in the $1-10 million range, with a majority of grants under $1,000.

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Photo by Suzanne Skees, of members of a village savings group with Freedom from Hunger in Mali. Read their story here.

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