Amount given to their favorite causes in 2006 and 2007



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Real estate donations totalled $5.9 billion They represent 16 percent and 15.8 percent ... See Full Stat Info
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Total givings to arts, culture, and humanities organizations, including historical and ... See Full Stat Info
Foundations gave $36.5 billion in 2005, a 197 percent increase from 10 years earlier. See Full Stat Info
11% of households contributed to religious causes only. See Full Stat Info
By 2050, an estimated $41 trillion will transfer from one generation to the next, with ... See Full Stat Info
Nearly six million tax returns reported $36.9 billion in noncash charitable donations a... See Full Stat Info
$6.96 billion was given to environmental and animal-welfare issues in 2007-- a 10.8 per... See Full Stat Info
Private giving (individuals, foundations, and corporations) reached $295 billion in 200... See Full Stat Info
In 2007, Americans set a new record by giving $306.39 billion to their favorite causes,... See Full Stat Info
The greatest portion of charitable giving, $229.03 billion, was given by individuals or... See Full Stat Info
Corporations accounted for more than $15.6 billion (5.1%); and Foundations for $38.5 bi... See Full Stat Info
Individuals donated $222.9 billion in 2006, compared with $107.6 billion in 1996; perso... See Full Stat Info
For the first time charitable giving in 2007 broke through the $300 billion mark, with ... See Full Stat Info
Corporations and foundations contributed 5.1 percent and 12.6 percent respectively was ... See Full Stat Info
In 2005, 12.9 million people worked for nonprofits, up from 11.1 million in 1998. See Full Stat Info
67% percent of households donated $25 or more to charity in 2002. Households contribute... See Full Stat Info
Social or human service charities raised $29.64 billion in 2007, -- an increase of 8.4 ... See Full Stat Info
Charitable giving to colleges, universities and educational organizations accounted for... See Full Stat Info
Religious organizations continue to receive the biggest share of donations accounting f... See Full Stat Info
In 2006, nonprofits received $1 trillion in revenue, a 5.7 percent increase over 2005. See Full Stat Info
Faith-based charities, including churches, received the most charitable gifts in 2007, ... See Full Stat Info
In 2007 charitable bequests, which are made by individuals, totaled $23.15 billion, an ... See Full Stat Info
About 12.9 billion hours were volunteered in 2006, the equivalent of 7.6 million full-t... See Full Stat Info
In 2006, wages and salaries totaled $489.4 billion, compared with $318.9 billion in 199... See Full Stat Info
International affairs, human services, environment and animals, and arts, culture and t... See Full Stat Info


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