% of Americans give to charity each year



Stat: In fact, in any one year, some 70% of Americans give to charity

Stat Categories: Charity / Non-profit Stats

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International affairs, human services, environment and animals, and arts, culture and t... See Full Stat Info
Individuals donated $222.9 billion in 2006, compared with $107.6 billion in 1996; perso... See Full Stat Info
Corporations and foundations contributed 5.1 percent and 12.6 percent respectively was ... See Full Stat Info
Religious organizations continue to receive the biggest share of donations accounting f... See Full Stat Info
Non-cash clothing donations totaled $5.8 billion 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
For the first time charitable giving in 2007 broke through the $300 billion mark, with ... See Full Stat Info
Those who gave to arts, education and health represented 14 percent, 26 percent and 37 ... 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
Charitable giving to colleges, universities and educational organizations accounted for... See Full Stat Info
Faith-based charities, including churches, received the most charitable gifts in 2007, ... See Full Stat Info
61.2 million people said they volunteered in 2005. See Full Stat Info
The greatest portion of charitable giving, $229.03 billion, was given by individuals or... See Full Stat Info
Contributions to public society benefit organizations - nonprofit organizations such as... See Full Stat Info
Corporations, including corporate foundations, donated $12.7 billion in 2006, up 69 per... See Full Stat Info
Taxpayers between 45 and 55 years old donated more food, clothing, household items, and... See Full Stat Info
Private giving (individuals, foundations, and corporations) reached $295 billion in 200... See Full Stat Info
67% percent of households donated $25 or more to charity in 2002. Households contribute... See Full Stat Info
14.3 million noncash donations were reported to the IRS 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
Religion, $102.32 billion (33.4%), Education, $43.32 billion (12.1%), Human services, $... See Full Stat Info
Corporations accounted for more than $15.6 billion (5.1%); and Foundations for $38.5 bi... See Full Stat Info
Approximately $15.1 billion of the donations or 40.8 percent, were made by taxpayers 65... See Full Stat Info
11% of households contributed to religious causes only. See Full Stat Info
Foundations gave $36.5 billion in 2005, a 197 percent increase from 10 years earlier. See Full Stat Info


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