The greatest portion of charitable giving, by individuals or household donors and percent of gifts from individuals



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Americans tend to give about 3% of their income to charity, unless they've lost their j... See Full Stat Info
Nearly six million tax returns reported $36.9 billion in noncash charitable donations a... See Full Stat Info
In 2006, the estimated wage value of volunteer time was $215.6 billion?equivalent to 43... See Full Stat Info
By 2050, an estimated $41 trillion will transfer from one generation to the next, with ... See Full Stat Info
In 2007, foundations increased their giving by 10.3 percent to $38.52 billion, accounti... See Full Stat Info
Religion, $102.32 billion (33.4%), Education, $43.32 billion (12.1%), Human services, $... 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
Easements were the largest category in terms of average donation per return at $684,733... See Full Stat Info
Taxpayers with annual gross incomes between $100,000 and $200,000 gave the most non cas... See Full Stat Info
Taxpayers between 45 and 55 years old donated more food, clothing, household items, and... See Full Stat Info
14.3 million noncash donations were reported to the IRS in 2007 See Full Stat Info
Private giving (individuals, foundations, and corporations) reached $295 billion in 200... See Full Stat Info
In 2006, nonprofits contributed $666.1 billion to the U.S. economy. See Full Stat Info
61.2 million people said they volunteered in 2005. 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
Arts donors' contributed on average 2.1 percent of their income to secular causes, one ... See Full Stat Info
Faith-based charities, including churches, received the most charitable gifts in 2007, ... See Full Stat Info
Overall, giving was up in 2007 by 3.9%, with all categories showing increases. 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
International affairs, human services, environment and animals, and arts, culture and t... See Full Stat Info
Arts, cultural and humanities giving increased 7.8 percent to $13.67 billion. Gifts to ... See Full Stat Info
Charitable giving to colleges, universities and educational organizations accounted for... See Full Stat Info
Foundations gave $36.5 billion in 2005, a 197 percent increase from 10 years earlier. See Full Stat Info
Non-cash clothing donations totaled $5.8 billion in 2007. 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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