Philanthropy and the Social Economy Blueprint 2017

Publication date: 
December, 2016

Philanthropy and the Social Economy: Blueprint 2017 is an annual industry forecast written by leading philanthropy scholar, Lucy Bernholz, about the social economy — private capital used for public good.

Foundation Center is pleased to again partner with Lucy to offer the Blueprint as a GrantCraft guide. The Blueprint provides an overview of the current landscape, points to major trends, and directs your attention to horizons where you can expect some important breakthroughs in the coming year.


  • Insight: Big Ideas that Matter for 2017
  • Foresight: Predictions for 2017
  • Buzzword Watch
  • Hindsight: Renovations to Previous Forecasts
  • Glimpses of the Future
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