Not-for-profits (NFPs) face many of the same challenges and tensions as other organisations, such as navigating growth with limited resources, prioritising between short-term and long-term challenges, and centralising versus decentralising. In addition,
NFPs are dependent on the support of a donor base. How might the size of this donor base and type of generosity change in the future? What factors drive supporters’ decisions to engage or retreat? How might these drivers change and evolve?
This report sheds light on how society may evolve and the implications for not-for-profits. It does not aim to provide a roadmap but to stimulate conversations that are too often missing about “what might be”.