Charities Aid Foundation launches latest annual report on charitable giving worldwide.
They also manage the Future world giving website which provides free aces to articles which discuss charitable donations, philanthropy trends and motivations. Key issues is evidence on how policies implemented by governments around the world have helped or held back philanthropic giving.
Also useful for further research on philanthropy are:
- Third Sector Research Centre. Focal point for tracing recent research based evidence about civil society. They manage a portal which indexes and in many case provides free access to the full text of research papers and reports.
- Catalog of Non-profit Literature Based on the library holdings of the Foundation Center. Provides thousands of references to materials covering philanthropy, charities and the nonprofit sector. These cover books, articles and reports. Topics covered include charity management, grant proposals and research and statistics. Some emphasis on North America.