Charitable bequests made by individuals in 2007



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In 2007 charitable bequests, which are made by individuals, totaled $23.15 billion, an ... See Full Stat Info
Corporations accounted for more than $15.6 billion (5.1%); and Foundations for $38.5 bi... See Full Stat Info
Arts donors' contributed on average 2.1 percent of their income to secular causes, one ... See Full Stat Info
Taxpayers between 45 and 55 years old donated more food, clothing, household items, and... See Full Stat Info
Nearly six million tax returns reported $36.9 billion in noncash charitable donations a... See Full Stat Info
Private giving (individuals, foundations, and corporations) reached $295 billion in 200... See Full Stat Info
In 2007, corporate giving increased 1.9 percent from last year to $15.69 billion, repre... See Full Stat Info
34% contributed to both religious and secular causes. See Full Stat Info
14.3 million noncash donations were reported to the IRS in 2007 See Full Stat Info
Education donors supported, on average, 2.7 other secular causes averaging 1.5 percent ... See Full Stat Info
Religion, $102.32 billion (33.4%), Education, $43.32 billion (12.1%), Human services, $... 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
Easements were the largest category in terms of average donation per return at $684,733... See Full Stat Info
Total givings to arts, culture, and humanities organizations, including historical and ... See Full Stat Info
Corporations and foundations contributed 5.1 percent and 12.6 percent respectively was ... See Full Stat Info
Non-cash clothing donations totaled $5.8 billion in 2007. See Full Stat Info
In 2005, 12.9 million people worked for nonprofits, up from 11.1 million in 1998. See Full Stat Info
In 2007, foundations increased their giving by 10.3 percent to $38.52 billion, accounti... See Full Stat Info
Corporations, including corporate foundations, donated $12.7 billion in 2006, up 69 per... See Full Stat Info
In 2007, Americans set a new record by giving $306.39 billion to their favorite causes,... 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
Those who gave to arts, education and health represented 14 percent, 26 percent and 37 ... See Full Stat Info
Religious organizations continue to receive the biggest share of donations accounting f... See Full Stat Info
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