Report: True Impact of Foundation Investments Revealed, Fuels Millions of Jobs, Billions in Economic Activity Over Decades
Washington, D.C. – Foundation investments have a deeper and farther-reaching economic impact in America’s communities than previously understood, according to new independent research released by The Philanthropic Collaborative. The first-of-its-kind analysis shows that foundation grantmaking supports millions of jobs, as well as billions of dollars in wages, GDP and tax revenues that extend for generations.
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