Total amount of charitable giving contributed by individuals, foundations, and corporations.



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Easements were the largest category in terms of average donation per return at $684,733... See Full Stat Info
Arts donors' contributed on average 2.1 percent of their income to secular causes, one ... See Full Stat Info
In 2007, Americans set a new record by giving $306.39 billion to their favorite causes,... See Full Stat Info
Religion, $102.32 billion (33.4%), Education, $43.32 billion (12.1%), Human services, $... See Full Stat Info
Approximately $15.1 billion of the donations or 40.8 percent, were made by taxpayers 65... See Full Stat Info
Taxpayers between 45 and 55 years old donated more food, clothing, household items, and... See Full Stat Info
The greatest portion of charitable giving, $229.03 billion, was given by individuals or... See Full Stat Info
Individuals donated $222.9 billion in 2006, compared with $107.6 billion in 1996; perso... See Full Stat Info
The sum of gifts by individuals and through charitable bequests in 2007 is $252.18 bill... See Full Stat Info
Education donors supported, on average, 2.7 other secular causes averaging 1.5 percent ... See Full Stat Info
Donors to health-related causes support, on average, 2.4 other secular causes. Health d... See Full Stat Info
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
Social or human service charities raised $29.64 billion in 2007, -- an increase of 8.4 ... See Full Stat Info
Overall, giving was up in 2007 by 3.9%, with all categories showing increases. See Full Stat Info
Contributions to public society benefit organizations - nonprofit organizations such as... See Full Stat Info
Non-cash clothing donations totaled $5.8 billion in 2007. See Full Stat Info
Corporations accounted for more than $15.6 billion (5.1%); and Foundations for $38.5 bi... See Full Stat Info
Corporations, including corporate foundations, donated $12.7 billion in 2006, up 69 per... See Full Stat Info
Individuals continue to contribute the lion's share of all donor dollars - more than $2... See Full Stat Info
Corporate stock represented the largest category of noncash donations at $13.7 billion ... See Full Stat Info
11% of households contributed to religious causes only. See Full Stat Info
67% percent of households donated $25 or more to charity in 2002. Households contribute... 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
Private giving (individuals, foundations, and corporations) reached $295 billion in 200... See Full Stat Info
Religious organizations continue to receive the biggest share of donations accounting f... See Full Stat Info


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