Increase in dollars given by foundations in 2007

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Real estate donations totalled $5.9 billion They represent 16 percent and 15.8 percent ... See Full Stat Info
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Private giving (individuals, foundations, and corporations) reached $295 billion in 200... See Full Stat Info
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