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Studies, Reports

Here is a list of recent and informative studies on philanthropy, in French or English. Most are freely available on the publishing organization's website.


Abélès, M., & Kohler, J. (2009). Grandes fortunes et Philanthropie en Europe continentale. Paris: BNP Paribas Wealth Management.

Abélès, M., & Kohler, J. (2014). Motivations philanthropiques des grandes fortunes en Europe du Nord. Paris: BNP Paribas Wealth Management.

ADMICAL. (2014). Le mécénat d’entreprise en France: Résultats de l’enquête ADMICAL-CSA 2014. Paris: ADMICAL.

AEF. (2010). Rapport Moral sur l’Argent dans le Monde. Paris: Association d’Economie Financière.

Capgemini, & RBC Wealth Management. (2015). World Wealth Report 2015

CECP. (2014). Giving in numbers 2014. New York NY: Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy.

Dutheil, P.-H., & Boutot, P. (2010). Panorama Ernst & Young des fondations d’entreprise. Paris: Ernst & Young.

Foundation Center. (2012). Key Facts on Family Foundations. New York NY: The Foundation Center.

France Générosités, & CerPhi. (2014). Baromètre de la générosité. Paris.

Freireich, J., & Fulton, K. (2009). Investing for Social and Environmental Impact: A Design for Catalyzing an Emerging Industry. San Francisco: Monitor Institute.

Hehenberger, L., et al. (2014). European Venture Philanthropy and Social Investment 2013/2014. Brussels: EVPA.

Hehenberger, L., & Boiardi, P. (2015). Learning from Failures in Venture Philanthropy and Social Investment. Brussels: EVPA.

Hudson Institute Center for Global Prosperity, (2013). Index of Global Philanthropy and Remittances 2013. New York: Hudson Institute.

Hudson Institute Center for Global Prosperity, (2013). Philanthropic Freedom: A Pilot StudyNew York: Hudson Institute.

Institute for Philanthropy. (2010). Funding as a Family: Engaging the Next Generation in Family Philanthropy. London: Crédit Suisse.

John, R. (2013). Innovation in Asian Philanthropy: Entrepreneurial Social Finance in Asia. Singapore: Asia Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy - National University of Singapore.

Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. (2015). Giving USA 2015 Highlights

Mahmood, M., & Santos, F. (2011). UBS-INSEAD Study on Family Philanthropy in Asia. Zurich: UBS Philanthropy Services, INSEAD.

Observatoire de la Fondation de France. (2015). Les fonds et fondations en France de 2001 à 2014. Paris : Fondation de France.

Observatoire de la Fondation de France, & CerPhi. (2015). Panorama de la philanthropie en Europe. Paris : Fondation de France.

Pharoah, C., et al. (2015). Family Foundation Giving Trends 2014. London: Centre for Charitable Giving and Philanthropy, et al.

Recherches & Solidarités. (2014). La générosité des Français, 19e édition. Paris : Recherches & Solidarités.