Foundation Giving Trends

Update on Funding Priorities (2007 edition)

Foundation Center

2007, 90 pages, 79 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003, (212) 620-4230,

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This report from the Foundation Center, details the activities of foundation grant making in 2005. Key findings include: 308 grants of $5 million or more, international grants rose 41 percent, corporate funding gave a larger share of their grant dollars than other types of grantmakers, and the percentage of grant dollars to fund building construction and capital projects rose to 18.5 percent from 16.8 percent in 2004.