Giving USA’s 60th annual report shows that giving in the U.S. has recovered from the recession, but there is still room to grow. Our founding executive director Kat Rosqueta discussed other giving trends with the Inquirer, such as the rise in corporate innovation around achieving social good. “There is an overall trend in blurring the line between corporations focused solely on bottom-line profits and organizations with a dual purpose,” she said, such as with eyeglass company Warby Parker, which devotes some of its profits to training workers in developing countries to give eye exams and provide eyeglasses at affordable prices.
For more on recent giving trends in the U.S., see the full article in the Philadelphia Inquirer here: “Philanthropy in the U.S. inches up- with exceptions.”
See our related blog: “American giving after the recession: Back on track, with room to grow.”