11 Trends in Philanthropy for 2023

Report by Trish Abalo et al.
January 2023

Community Data & Research Lab at the Johnson Center   (Grand Rapids)

11 Trends in Philanthropy for 2023 explores the full philanthropic ecosystem — the web of interconnected people and organizations that all respond differently to changes in our sector. This year’s report examines emerging shifts and their impact on individual nonprofits, foundations, and leaders.

Dig into topics including:

  • Mounting IRS delays and what it means for nonprofit data.
  • Rethinking the role of capacity building.
  • The rise of collaborative funding.
  • Community foundations & infrastructure groups overhaul their response to natural disasters.
  • ESG (environmental-social-governance) investment strategies face backlash from business & government.