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Responding to Giving Big on the CEP Blog

Responding to Giving Big on the CEP Blog

CEP’s report, Giving Big: The Impact of Large, Unrestricted Gifts on Nonprofits, released in late fall 2022, revealed results from year one of a three-year research effort at CEP to examine the effects of MacKenzie Scott’s pathbreaking approach to philanthropy. Her giving, coming in the form of large, unrestricted gifts to nonprofits, often out of the blue, has raised important questions about the ways funders support nonprofits and their leaders.

In response to CEP’s research, leaders in philanthropy shared their perspectives and insights into the ways that MacKenzie Scott’s giving is influencing both nonprofits and grantmakers on the CEP blog. Their responses are collected in full here: