Philanthropic giving by foundations and individuals is set to remain an important source of funding for independent civil society in the future. This briefing explores key trends in philanthropy and their possible impact on civic space. The report concludes that changes in technology, the demographics, and priorities of philanthropy over the coming decades will have far-reaching implications for CSOs. The report refers that it is also not a given that the next generation of philanthropists will recognize the value of civic freedoms and civil society rooted in pluralism. The onus will be on progressive philanthropic foundations to use their leverage to cultivate alliances with the next generation of philanthropists and ensure the goal of a thriving civic space will continue to be supported. Read more here.