The sum of gifts by individuals and through charitable bequests in 2007

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In 2007, Americans set a new record by giving $306.39 billion to their favorite causes,... See Full Stat Info
Faith-based charities, including churches, received the most charitable gifts in 2007, ... See Full Stat Info
Social or human service charities raised $29.64 billion in 2007, -- an increase of 8.4 ... 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
Arts, cultural and humanities giving increased 7.8 percent to $13.67 billion. Gifts to ... See Full Stat Info
Total givings to arts, culture, and humanities organizations, including historical and ... See Full Stat Info
Arts donors' contributed on average 2.1 percent of their income to secular causes, one ... See Full Stat Info
61.2 million people said they volunteered in 2005. See Full Stat Info
Individuals continue to contribute the lion's share of all donor dollars - more than $2... See Full Stat Info
Private giving (individuals, foundations, and corporations) reached $295 billion in 200... See Full Stat Info
Religious organizations continue to receive the biggest share of donations accounting f... See Full Stat Info
In 2007 charitable bequests, which are made by individuals, totaled $23.15 billion, an ... See Full Stat Info
Religion, $102.32 billion (33.4%), Education, $43.32 billion (12.1%), Human services, $... See Full Stat Info
In 2006, nonprofits contributed $666.1 billion to the U.S. economy. See Full Stat Info
Nearly six million tax returns reported $36.9 billion in noncash charitable donations a... See Full Stat Info
In 2007, corporate giving increased 1.9 percent from last year to $15.69 billion, repre... See Full Stat Info
Overall giving to health-related organizations such as hospitals and other health chari... See Full Stat Info
Foundations gave $36.5 billion in 2005, a 197 percent increase from 10 years earlier. See Full Stat Info
Corporations, including corporate foundations, donated $12.7 billion in 2006, up 69 per... See Full Stat Info
Education donors supported, on average, 2.7 other secular causes averaging 1.5 percent ... See Full Stat Info
By 2050, an estimated $41 trillion will transfer from one generation to the next, with ... See Full Stat Info
Those who gave to arts, education and health represented 14 percent, 26 percent and 37 ... See Full Stat Info
For the first time charitable giving in 2007 broke through the $300 billion mark, with ... 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
67% percent of households donated $25 or more to charity in 2002. Households contribute... See Full Stat Info
Corporations accounted for more than $15.6 billion (5.1%); and Foundations for $38.5 bi... See Full Stat Info


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