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Grantmaking & Giving Services Industry Analysis

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Industry Overview & Outlook . .
- Market Size
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- Market Forecast   .
- Products/Services Breakdown   .
- Revenue per State . .
$ Financial Metrics . .
$ Salary & Compensation Benchmarks . .
@ Key Companies   .
- Industry News & Innovators   .
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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Grantmaking & Giving Services

Overview: the U.S. Grantmaking & Giving Services Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:

  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Grantmaking & Giving Services: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

market size 2018
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Statistics 2012        2013        2014        2015        2016        2017
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis

Market Forecast

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

market forecast

Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Grantmaking & Giving Services industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product DescriptionNumber of Companies Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Membership Services

Membership Services - Civic And Social Organization

Membership Services - Business And Professional Association

Other Membership (Including Religious Congregation) Services

Rental Of Non-Residential Space In Buildings Or Other Facilities

All Other Receipts

All Other Operating Receipts

Contributions, Gifts, And Grants - Government

Contributions, Gifts, And Grants - Private

Investment Income, Including Interest And Dividends

Gains (Losses) From Assets Sold (Report Losses By Including A Dash Prior To The Dollar Amount.)

Program Service Revenue Including Government Fees And Contracts

All Other Revenue

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

U.S. map by state

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Grantmaking & Giving Services company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Grantmaking & Giving Services industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Grantmaking & Giving Services measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 16%

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Top Executives 6%
Chief Executives1%
General and Operations Managers 5%
General and Operations Managers5%
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 26%
Business Operations Specialists 22%
Fundraisers 9%
Fundraisers 9%
Miscellaneous Business Operations Specialists 8%
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 8%
Community and Social Service Occupations 11%
Counselors, Social Workers, and Other Community and Social Service Specialists 11%
Miscellaneous Community and Social Service Specialists 8%
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 6%
Media and Communication Workers 5%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 22%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 9%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 9%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 6%
Other Office and Administrative Support Workers 6%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Grantmaking & Giving Services Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • U.s. Soccer Federation Foundation trademarks "PASSBACK" - Charitable services - 05/23/2017
  • Burn Institute trademarks "CAMP BEYOND THE SCARS" - camp program for minors who are burn survivors - 08/07/2007

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Burn Institute
    U.s. Soccer Federation Foundation

    Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

    Latest Industry News

    • MLKCH Receives $15 Million to Bring Doctors to South LA - nonprofit grantmaking foundation that provides grants and other support designed to improve the capacity and effectiveness of nonprofit organizations delivering quality services in the areas of health, human services, and education for people and ... (01/12/2018)
    • Business Briefcase - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in New England, a leading residential real estate brokerage firm, has named Alyson O’Hara as the director of relocation and client services ... a $65 million grantmaking organization serving the 34 cities and ... (01/09/2018)
    • Same Mission, Different Ideas: Long Beach Pride Faces Backlash over Funding Decisions - These groups both provide valuable services to the LGBTQ ... details of CFF’s request, nor the giving history and trends of Pride, it does seem that Pride focuses on its own major event—Pride Festival—and grantmaking. If that is the case, CFF ... (01/09/2018)
    • Christmas Cheer program one of many benefiting from the Grand Island Community Foundation - “We are giving out the rest of it today,” she said ... The foundation also has established extra grantmaking funds to support the areas of arts and culture, basic needs, children and youth, community enrichment, health and education. (01/05/2018)
    • Corporate Resiliency: How Grantmaking & Philanthropy Programs Get You There - For example, Cone Communications found 90% of surveyed consumers are willing to switch to brands with responsible causes and 71% would even pay more for socially responsible goods and services ... and investments. Grantmaking and Giving is Future Planning ... (04/21/2017)
    • GRANTMAKING IN AUSTRALIA CONFERENCE 2016 - The grantmaking world is not immune. The status quo is not an option. The 2016 Grantmaking in Australia Conference will examine what trends ... Rikki is a founding committee member for the Impact100Melbourne giving circle and a board member of the Inner ... (03/04/2016)
    • How Sustainable Grantmaking Helps Create Age-Friendly Communities That Last - Foundations, government agencies, corporate giving programs, social venture groups ... Funding sustainable age-friendly community work A good example of this kind of sustainable grantmaking can be found in the field of age-friendly community development. (01/27/2016)
    • Fisher Foundation Establishes New Funds at Hartford Foundation for Public Giving - Fisher Fund to provide support for the community programs and services about which ... including knowledge and expertise about grantmaking and the region's nonprofit organizations. The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving is the community foundation ... (12/24/2014)
    • Altria Companies’ Employee Fund Donates $3.1 Million to Nonprofits - ACECF’s areas of giving for 2014 include Domestic Violence, Emergency Services, Homelessness ... employees to help strengthen our communities,” said Russell Ransom, ACECF Grantmaking Committee Chair. “Making decisions about how to contribute millions ... (08/26/2014)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $5,318,120 on Grantmaking & Giving Services. It has awarded 134 contracts to 47 companies, with an average value of $113,151 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

    Growth Opportunities / Competitive Threats

    Companies in other industries may also sell similar products. Since there is an overlap in the customer base, there may be an opportunity for companies in Grantmaking & Giving Services to sell additional products/services offered by these adjacent industries. Alternatively, these industries may identify further products in this industry to target. Products most at risk are those with the highest profit margins and lowest barriers to entry.

    The following industries are competing channels for sales of similar products/services.

    Social Assistance
    Competing IndustrySales Relative to Grantmaking & Giving ServicesOpportunity/Threat
    Voluntary Health Organizations Competing industry
    Business Associations Competing industry
    Grantmaking Foundations Competing industry
    Human Rights Organizations Competing industry
    Condominium & Homeowner's Associations & Athletic Associations Competing industry

    Sales from other industries of Social Assistance are less than those from Grantmaking & Giving Services. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Social Assistance sales, taking market share from this industry.
    Social Assistance Product Sales Report

    Membership Services
    Competing IndustrySales Relative to Grantmaking & Giving ServicesOpportunity/Threat
    Business Associations
    Professional Organizations
    Condominium & Homeowner's Associations & Athletic Associations
    Human Rights Organizations
    Environment, Conservation & Wildlife Organizations Competing industry

    Sales from other industries of Membership Services are less than those from Grantmaking & Giving Services. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Membership Services sales, taking market share from this industry.
    Membership Services Product Sales Report

    Licensing Of Rights To Use Intellectual Property
    Licensing Of Rights To Use Intellectual Property Product Sales Report

    Licensing Of Rights To Intellectual Prop - Protected By Copyright
    Licensing Of Rights To Intellectual Prop - Protected By Copyright Product Sales Report

    Licensing Of Rights To Use Intellectual Property - Protected By Trademark
    Licensing Of Rights To Use Intellectual Property - Protected By Trademark Product Sales Report