Giving Compass' Take:
- This report highlights trends in Latinx individuals' charitable giving habits, analyzing patterns in how and why they give.
- Why is it critical to understand these trends? How will philanthropy research help shed light on income and wealth in Latinx communities?
- Read about maximizing Latinx-focused philanthropy.
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This report provides key insights into how and why Latinx individuals in the United States give. Although Latinx donors continue to emphasize family, faith, and local communities in their giving, philanthropic strategies are also expanding. Latinx donors are responding to a broader range of social issues and investing in future generations.
In order to better understand Latinx generosity, the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy conducted two extensive scans of existing literature, two focus groups comprised of donors, philanthropic advisors, and nonprofit professionals, and three surveys.
This research adds to the literature on Latinx philanthropy by providing new insights into the changing patterns and trends of Latinx philanthropy in the United States. It also offers recommendations for philanthropy, nonprofits, and fundraisers on variations in Latinx giving, barriers and challenges for Latinx nonprofits, and trends to follow.
Read the full article about Latinx philanthropy at Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.
Ultimately, Latinx communities are diverse and continue to expand their philanthropic footprint across the United States. Understanding long-term patterns, shifts and trends, and explanations for giving patterns can benefit both Latinx and non-Latinx communities, as Latinx people respond to a variety of needs and as nonprofits and philanthropists seek to engage diverse supporters and communities.