As with most of these wealthmanagement.com articles, watch out for the liberal slant. For example, in highlighting increased funding for “constitutional rights” there is mention of “privacy” and “separation of church and state” but no mention of the real constitutional rights supported by conservatives, which is where you will find the real growth, of course (just look at the shooting sports).
2016 was a great year for philanthropy. It included record levels of giving and impact investing and more strategic approaches to charitable efforts. 2017 will likely launch its own unique trends.