COVID-19, Generosity and Gender

Giving during the pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended nearly every aspect of our lives, philanthropy included. COVID-19, Generosity, and Gender: How Giving Changed During the Early Months of a Global Pandemic explores how women and men gave in response to the pandemic and how their overall giving changed during spring 2020.

The report explores this new, expansive form of generosity, underscoring a broader reimagining of philanthropy that was already underway prior to the pandemic. The report also looks at how COVID-19 affected individuals’ overall giving, uncovering key gender differences.