Research Highlights

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Our rigorous research explores why, how, where, and when women give. Here are some highlights of our work.

Women Give

Our signature series, Women Give, is a compilation of annual research reports that explore unique questions about the factors that shape gender-based giving patterns–including age, religion, income, marital status, and more.

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COVID-19, Generosity, and Gender

While other research has been conducted on charitable giving during the pandemic, as well as challenges for women during this time, this report focuses on the intersection of COVID-19, gender, and philanthropy.

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Giving circles

The number of giving circles in the U.S. has tripled in the last decade. We’ve explored the landscape and dynamics of this women-driven model of giving in depth. 

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Published articles

An archive of scholarly articles about demographic data, the growth of research, key predictors of women’s philanthropy, and more.

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