Foundations Have Increased Giving and Loosened Restrictions Since Pandemic

Jeanné Lewis, vice president at the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, said the report underscores an ongoing need for more data from foundations about how they are responding to the pandemic.

“The conversations I’ve been involved in point to the need for better, more accurate, quantitative data about actual funding shifts,” said Lewis. “One challenge we saw with the pledge was that funders could sign on to the whole thing, and it wasn’t clear if they were agreeing to one of the items or agreeing to do all of the items.”

Read the entire article in The Chronicle of Philanthropy.