2019 Capital Campaign Report Press Release

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Contact: Deborah Dubin

Gateway Center for Giving

(314) 621-6220

 

GATEWAY CENTER FOR GIVING

RELEASES ANNUAL “DOLLARS AND SENSE” REPORT

Report on Major Funding Campaigns in St. Louis Informs Strategies

St. Louis, December 12, 2019—The Gateway Center for Giving is pleased to announce the release of the 2019 edition of “Dollars and Sense: A Report on Major Funding Campaigns in the St. Louis Region.”  This report provides a snapshot of existing and contemplated funding campaigns and helps to inform grantmakers about the detail and scope of initiatives that are being considered, currently underway, or recently completed. The report also allows grant-seeking organizations to better understand the climate in which they are raising funds, and it serves as a useful tool for organizations conducting development feasibility studies.

Thirty-seven nonprofit organizations are listed in this year’s edition. Key takeaways include a new fundraising total goal for 2019 ($805M) that is double the total dollar goal set in 2018 ($381M); and a robust number of organizations launching or considering launching new capital and endowment campaigns this year (21).

Contact the Gateway Center for Giving to obtain your copy (free to GCG Members, and $15 for the Public Version of the report) at www.centerforgiving.org. This year’s “Dollars and Sense” Report is generously sponsored by U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corporation.

About the Gateway Center for Giving

The Gateway Center for Giving (GCG) helps donors do more. We strengthen philanthropy and promote community impact by providing programming, research, and networking opportunities to grantmaking organizations throughout Missouri. We enhance regional leadership through information on community needs and philanthropic best practices, supporting collaborative action to help address our region’s most pressing issues. The Gateway Center for Giving was founded in 1970, and our Members include corporations, donor-advised funds, foundations, trusts, and professional advisors actively involved in philanthropy; collectively, they represent $5.8 billion in charitable assets, of which more than $261 million is deployed in the St. Louis region each year, creating sustained and meaningful impact. To learn more, visit www.centerforgiving.org.

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