Amount donated by corporations and foundations in 2007 (% of all donations)



Stat: Corporations accounted for more than $15.6 billion (5.1%); and Foundations for $38.5 billion (12.6%). Corporate giving does not include sponsorships. Historically, corporate giving has remained relatively stable since 1967 with increases per year in the 3.1 to 3.5%

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Years: 2007

Stat Source: Giving USA 2008 Report, CampbellCompany.com

Publisher (site that mentioned this stat): About.com

Submitted By: Michael Raeford

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