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The greatest portion of charitable giving, $229.03 billion, was given by individuals or... See Full Stat Info
Individuals donated $222.9 billion in 2006, compared with $107.6 billion in 1996; perso... See Full Stat Info
61.2 million people said they volunteered in 2005. See Full Stat Info
Corporations and foundations contributed 5.1 percent and 12.6 percent respectively was ... See Full Stat Info
Overall, giving was up in 2007 by 3.9%, with all categories showing increases. See Full Stat Info
67% percent of households donated $25 or more to charity in 2002. Households contribute... See Full Stat Info
Education donors supported, on average, 2.7 other secular causes averaging 1.5 percent ... See Full Stat Info
Overall giving to health-related organizations such as hospitals and other health chari... See Full Stat Info
For the first time charitable giving in 2007 broke through the $300 billion mark, with ... See Full Stat Info
Those who gave to arts, education and health represented 14 percent, 26 percent and 37 ... See Full Stat Info
Approximately $15.1 billion of the donations or 40.8 percent, were made by taxpayers 65... See Full Stat Info
Corporate stock represented the largest category of noncash donations at $13.7 billion ... See Full Stat Info
Foundations gave $36.5 billion in 2005, a 197 percent increase from 10 years earlier. See Full Stat Info
Contributions to public society benefit organizations - nonprofit organizations such as... See Full Stat Info
By 2050, an estimated $41 trillion will transfer from one generation to the next, with ... See Full Stat Info
Corporations accounted for more than $15.6 billion (5.1%); and Foundations for $38.5 bi... See Full Stat Info
Faith-based charities, including churches, received the most charitable gifts in 2007, ... See Full Stat Info
Non-cash clothing donations totaled $5.8 billion in 2007. 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
14.3 million noncash donations were reported to the IRS in 2007 See Full Stat Info
Taxpayers between 45 and 55 years old donated more food, clothing, household items, and... See Full Stat Info
Arts donors' contributed on average 2.1 percent of their income to secular causes, one ... See Full Stat Info
In 2006, the estimated wage value of volunteer time was $215.6 billion?equivalent to 43... See Full Stat Info
34% contributed to both religious and secular causes. See Full Stat Info
Individuals continue to contribute the lion's share of all donor dollars - more than $2... See Full Stat Info


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