Philanthropy Buzzwords 2016 (and back to 2007)

Blueprint 2016: Philanthropy and the Social Economy is now available. You can get your FREE copy via Grantcraft here.

This year's Blueprint has a worksheet focused on some of the big themes designed for nonprofits and foundations to use as part of organizational development or strategic planning processes - you can access that here

The Chronicle of Philanthropy is running an edited version - you can see that list here. The Blueprint has an more expanded and revamped version.

And here, where it all began, is a a complete list of top ten buzzwords, by year, going back to 2007.


2016
1.     “…for Good.”.
2.     Overhead Myth.
3.     Effective Altruism.
4.     X-Risks
5.     Platform Cooperativism
6.     Worm War
7.     Algorithm.
8.     Augmented Reality.
9.     Biononymity.
10.  CRISPR.

Bonus, late in year addition - the $45 billion buzzword - LLC. 


2015

1. Internet of Things
2. Citizen Science
3. Giving Days                                              
4. A/B Testing
5. Data Gender Gap
6. Encryption                                     
7. Artivists
8. Wearables
9. Smart Cities
10. Iterate

2014 
1. Privacy
2. Performance Management
3. Peer-to-peer services
4. Constituent Feedback
5. Makers
6. Bitcoin
7. Commons
8. Metadata
9. Randomista
10. Solutionism
Bonus – Hackers

2013
1) X
2) MOOCs
3) Hackathon
4) Fiscal Cliff
5) Resilience
6) Social Welfare Organization
7) Sensemaking
8) Data Scientist
9) Flash Mob Philanthropy
10) Data

2012
1 Social Impact Bond
.2 Collective Impact
.3 Storytelling
.4 Charitable Tax Reform
.5 Infographics
.6 Evidence-based
.7 Shapeshifting
.8 Disruption
.9 Amplify
.10 # 

2010 and 2011
10 - Giving Pledge
9 - Markets for Good.
8 Crowdfunding
7. Chugger
.6 - Co
5 - Charity washing
4 - Curator.3 - Networked2 - Sector Agnostic
1 - Scale

2009
Impact Investing
B Corporations
Mergers

2008
10) Philanthrocapitalism
9) Social Capital
8) NextGen
7)
Charitable Gift Cards
6)
Good gifting
5)
Micro - (endowment, philanthropy, finance, franchise, consignment)
4)
Design,
3)
Outsourced Program Advising,
2)
Labs,
1)
Mobile Giving,

2007

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