Covid-19 is catalyzing a transformational wave of change across the philanthropic sector around the globe. This report presents the following context and goals:
- Covid-19 has revealed new vulnerabilities and inequities worldwide, profoundly impacting foundations and their grantees.
- Dalberg initiated the “Covid-19 Philanthropic CEO Barometer Survey” and in-depth interviews to understand the impact of Covid-19 on the philanthropic sector, with a focus on foundations.
- Foundations and philanthropists are rushing to execute emergency plans, assemble resources, and reassess strategies, while managing disruptions to their operations.
- The research aims to inform immediate sector decisions and serve as a starting point for reflection on longer-term implications.