Charitable bequests made by individuals in 2007



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Overall, giving was up in 2007 by 3.9%, with all categories showing increases. See Full Stat Info
Overall giving to health-related organizations such as hospitals and other health chari... See Full Stat Info
Easements were the largest category in terms of average donation per return at $684,733... See Full Stat Info
Non-cash clothing donations totaled $5.8 billion in 2007. See Full Stat Info
Foundations gave $36.5 billion in 2005, a 197 percent increase from 10 years earlier. See Full Stat Info
Corporate stock represented the largest category of noncash donations at $13.7 billion ... See Full Stat Info
In 2006, wages and salaries totaled $489.4 billion, compared with $318.9 billion in 199... See Full Stat Info
Real estate donations totalled $5.9 billion They represent 16 percent and 15.8 percent ... See Full Stat Info
Americans tend to give about 3% of their income to charity, unless they've lost their j... See Full Stat Info
International affairs, human services, environment and animals, and arts, culture and t... See Full Stat Info
For the first time charitable giving in 2007 broke through the $300 billion mark, with ... See Full Stat Info
11% of households contributed to religious causes only. See Full Stat Info
Social or human service charities raised $29.64 billion in 2007, -- an increase of 8.4 ... 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 2007, foundations increased their giving by 10.3 percent to $38.52 billion, accounti... See Full Stat Info
34% contributed to both religious and secular causes. See Full Stat Info
Donors to health-related causes support, on average, 2.4 other secular causes. Health d... See Full Stat Info
In 2006, nonprofits received $1 trillion in revenue, a 5.7 percent increase over 2005. See Full Stat Info
In 2005, 12.9 million people worked for nonprofits, up from 11.1 million in 1998. See Full Stat Info
Faith-based charities, including churches, received the most charitable gifts in 2007, ... See Full Stat Info
14.3 million noncash donations were reported to the IRS in 2007 See Full Stat Info
In 2007, corporate giving increased 1.9 percent from last year to $15.69 billion, repre... See Full Stat Info
In 2007, Americans set a new record by giving $306.39 billion to their favorite causes,... 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
In fact, in any one year, some 70% of Americans give to charity See Full Stat Info
Taxpayers with annual gross incomes between $100,000 and $200,000 gave the most non cas... See Full Stat Info


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