Charitable giving amounts to colleges, universities and educational organizations



Stat: Charitable giving to colleges, universities and educational organizations accounted for the second largest share of all charitable giving at 14.1 percent. Educational institutions and organizations received $43.32 billion in gifts -- a 6.4 percent increase from 2006.

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Years: 2007

Stat Source: Giving USA

Publisher (site that mentioned this stat): National Park Service

Submitted By: Michael Raeford

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