% increase in overall charitable giving in 2007



Stat: Overall, giving was up in 2007 by 3.9%, with all categories showing increases.

Stat Categories: Charity / Non-profit Stats

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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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In 2007, corporate giving increased 1.9 percent from last year to $15.69 billion, repre... See Full Stat Info
21% of households contributed to only secular causes. See Full Stat Info
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61.2 million people said they volunteered in 2005. See Full Stat Info
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