Contributions / charitable donations given to environmental and animal-welfare issues and charities in 2007



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For the first time charitable giving in 2007 broke through the $300 billion mark, with ... See Full Stat Info
Arts, cultural and humanities giving increased 7.8 percent to $13.67 billion. Gifts to ... 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
Corporate stock represented the largest category of noncash donations at $13.7 billion ... See Full Stat Info
Foundations gave $36.5 billion in 2005, a 197 percent increase from 10 years earlier. See Full Stat Info
Donors to health-related causes support, on average, 2.4 other secular causes. Health d... See Full Stat Info
By 2050, an estimated $41 trillion will transfer from one generation to the next, with ... See Full Stat Info
Total givings to arts, culture, and humanities organizations, including historical and ... See Full Stat Info
Corporations, including corporate foundations, donated $12.7 billion in 2006, up 69 per... See Full Stat Info
In 2006, the estimated wage value of volunteer time was $215.6 billion?equivalent to 43... See Full Stat Info
Non-cash clothing donations totaled $5.8 billion in 2007. See Full Stat Info
Taxpayers with annual gross incomes between $100,000 and $200,000 gave the most non cas... See Full Stat Info
Approximately $15.1 billion of the donations or 40.8 percent, were made by taxpayers 65... See Full Stat Info
Individuals donated $222.9 billion in 2006, compared with $107.6 billion in 1996; perso... See Full Stat Info
Corporations accounted for more than $15.6 billion (5.1%); and Foundations for $38.5 bi... 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
About 12.9 billion hours were volunteered in 2006, the equivalent of 7.6 million full-t... See Full Stat Info
34% contributed to both religious and secular causes. See Full Stat Info
In 2007, corporate giving increased 1.9 percent from last year to $15.69 billion, repre... See Full Stat Info
Private giving (individuals, foundations, and corporations) reached $295 billion in 200... See Full Stat Info
Social or human service charities raised $29.64 billion in 2007, -- an increase of 8.4 ... See Full Stat Info
Nearly six million tax returns reported $36.9 billion in noncash charitable donations a... See Full Stat Info
11% of households contributed to religious causes only. See Full Stat Info
In 2007, Americans set a new record by giving $306.39 billion to their favorite causes,... See Full Stat Info
The greatest portion of charitable giving, $229.03 billion, was given by individuals or... See Full Stat Info


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