Value contributed to the US economy by non-profits



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In 2006, wages and salaries totaled $489.4 billion, compared with $318.9 billion in 199... See Full Stat Info
Approximately $15.1 billion of the donations or 40.8 percent, were made by taxpayers 65... See Full Stat Info
In fact, in any one year, some 70% of Americans give to charity See Full Stat Info
Education donors supported, on average, 2.7 other secular causes averaging 1.5 percent ... See Full Stat Info
Overall giving to health-related organizations such as hospitals and other health chari... See Full Stat Info
In 2006, the estimated wage value of volunteer time was $215.6 billion?equivalent to 43... See Full Stat Info
In 2007, foundations increased their giving by 10.3 percent to $38.52 billion, accounti... See Full Stat Info
67% percent of households donated $25 or more to charity in 2002. Households contribute... See Full Stat Info
By 2050, an estimated $41 trillion will transfer from one generation to the next, with ... See Full Stat Info
14.3 million noncash donations were reported to the IRS in 2007 See Full Stat Info
Arts donors' contributed on average 2.1 percent of their income to secular causes, one ... See Full Stat Info
In 2005, 12.9 million people worked for nonprofits, up from 11.1 million in 1998. See Full Stat Info
Private giving (individuals, foundations, and corporations) reached $295 billion in 200... See Full Stat Info
In 2007 charitable bequests, which are made by individuals, totaled $23.15 billion, an ... 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
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
Americans tend to give about 3% of their income to charity, unless they've lost their j... See Full Stat Info
Taxpayers with annual gross incomes between $100,000 and $200,000 gave the most non cas... See Full Stat Info
The sum of gifts by individuals and through charitable bequests in 2007 is $252.18 bill... See Full Stat Info
Easements were the largest category in terms of average donation per return at $684,733... See Full Stat Info
21% of households contributed to only secular causes. See Full Stat Info
Corporations accounted for more than $15.6 billion (5.1%); and Foundations for $38.5 bi... See Full Stat Info
Religious organizations continue to receive the biggest share of donations accounting f... See Full Stat Info
Corporate stock represented the largest category of noncash donations at $13.7 billion ... See Full Stat Info
Religion, $102.32 billion (33.4%), Education, $43.32 billion (12.1%), Human services, $... See Full Stat Info


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