Collective Intelligence

Data: Active Donor Entities 2021 & 2022

Through the collection and dissemination of this data, we seek to:

  • Recognize active donor entities in Puerto Rico during 2021 and 2022
  • Identify general investment patterns and trends to understand the addressed interests and priorities.
  • Important: Our purpose is to know the active philanthropic entities, but the study is a broader one that includes all sources of income and gives us a broader overview of the fiscal health of the sector.


Data as of: October 9, 2023, 4:00 PM – Sourced from 9 surveyed nonprofit organizations.

Donor Type Definitions

Number of Active Donor Entities in 2021 & 2022

Philanthropic Entity Comparison

Active Donor Entities in 2021 and 2022

wdt_ID Donor Name Type Year Active
1 Abrazando a Puerto Rico Philanthropy 2022
2 Administración Desarrollo Socioeconómico de la Familia Public 2022
3 Alianza para la Educación Alternativa Public 2021, 2022
4 AmeriCorps State Public 2021, 2022
5 AMGEN Foundation Philanthropy 2021, 2022
6 Asuntos de la Vejez Public 2022
7 Banco de Alimentos de Puerto Rico Philanthropy 2022
8 Banco Santander Private 2021
9 Bayer Fund Philanthropy 2022
10 Bella International, LLC. Private 2021
Donor Name Type Year Active

Matching Matrix

Access our Matching Matrix for an insightful overview of active donor entities in 2021 & 2022 and the surveyed non-profit organizations they have funded.

Surveyed nonprofit organizations comprising the report:
Nonprofit Organizations
  • Kids 4 Green Culebra, Inc.
  • Centro Madre Teresa de Calcuta, Inc.
  • Fundación de Niños de Puerto Rico
  • Garden of Eden Health Center, Corp.
  • Sociedad Americana contra el Cáncer
  • Centros Sor Isolina Ferré, Inc.
  • Programa de Educación Comunal de Entrega y Servicio, Inc. (P.E.C.E.S., Inc.)
  • Departamento de la Comida de Puerto Rico, Inc
  • Instituto Psicopedagógico de Puerto Rico

High-level summary of the key findings:

Based on 9 surveyed nonprofit organizations

Active Donor Entities in 2021 and 2022:

  1. Total Active Donor Entities: Increased from 43 in 2021 to 50 in 2022, representing a 16.28% growth.
  2. Most Active Donor Type: Philanthropy was the most active in both years, growing from 27 entities in 2021 to 32 in 2022.
  3. Least Active Donor Type: Crowdfunding remained consistently low with only 1 entity in both years.
  4. Trends: A noticeable progression in the philanthropic landscape, with philanthropy and public donor types showing growth, while private donor types decreased.
  5. Continuous Support: Several entities consistently contributed in both years.

Number of Nonprofit Organizations Funded by an Active Donor Entity:

2021 (Based on 9 surveyed Nonprofit Organizations):

  1. Total Active Entities: 43 donor entities were identified
  2. Prominent Donor: ‘Fundación Ángel Ramos’ and ‘United Way de Puerto Rico’ were the most prolific, each supporting five organizations.
  3. Trends: Most donor entities (34 out of 43) supported only one nonprofit organization, indicating focused investment.

2022 (Based on 9 surveyed Nonprofit Organizations):

  1. Key Findings: 50 different donor entities were identified.
  2. Prominent Donors: ‘Fundación Banco Popular’ led with support to 6 organizations, followed by ‘Fundación Ángel Ramos’ and ‘United Way de Puerto Rico’.
  3. Trends: Similar to 2021, a majority (40 out of 50) of donor entities funded only one organization, suggesting a continued trend of dedicated support.

Comparing 2021 and 2022:

  1. Growth in Active Entities: Increase from 43 in 2021 to 50 in 2022.
  2. Funding Strategy: Despite more entities, the strategy remained focused, with most entities supporting a single organization.
  3. Slight Diversification: A slight shift towards supporting a larger number of initiatives by some entities was observed.
  4. Statistical Trends: The average number of nonprofit organizations funded per donor entity increased marginally from 1.44 in 2021 to 1.50 in 2022.


  • The number of active donor entities in Puerto Rico saw modest growth and diversification in its funding practices between 2021 and 2022. While the core approach of funding one organization per donor entity remained predominant, there was a slight trend towards broader support across more organizations by some entities.

Data as of: October 9, 2023, 4:00 PM – Sourced from 9 nonprofit organizations.

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