% of income given by Americans to charities each year



Stat: Americans tend to give about 3% of their income to charity, unless they've lost their jobs entirely

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The sum of gifts by individuals and through charitable bequests in 2007 is $252.18 bill... See Full Stat Info
In 2007, foundations increased their giving by 10.3 percent to $38.52 billion, accounti... See Full Stat Info
Corporate stock represented the largest category of noncash donations at $13.7 billion ... See Full Stat Info
International affairs, human services, environment and animals, and arts, culture and t... See Full Stat Info
Religion, $102.32 billion (33.4%), Education, $43.32 billion (12.1%), Human services, $... See Full Stat Info
67% percent of households donated $25 or more to charity in 2002. Households contribute... See Full Stat Info
Americans tend to give about 3% of their income to charity, unless they've lost their j... See Full Stat Info
Taxpayers between 45 and 55 years old donated more food, clothing, household items, and... See Full Stat Info
Corporations, including corporate foundations, donated $12.7 billion in 2006, up 69 per... 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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In 2005, 12.9 million people worked for nonprofits, up from 11.1 million in 1998. See Full Stat Info
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Social or human service charities raised $29.64 billion in 2007, -- an increase of 8.4 ... See Full Stat Info
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