2008 Columbus Survey Results: Guideposts for Growth and Grantmaking
This report, developed from Columbus Survey data, highlights trends in common metrics across the community foundation field. The report provides 2008 results. This field-wide data begins to answer the question of how community foundations have fared in the economic crisis. It is important to note that the data is a composite representing a wide range of community foundations and communities across the US. The objectives of this report are first, to describe field-wide trends in the aggregate, and more importantly, to offer a resource to understand the performance of an individual organization in the context of the field.