by Patrick M. Rooney Giving is up after two years of significant declines during the worst recession since the Great Depression. But what does that mean? Is it just a glimmer of hope, or does it warrant a sigh of relief? Will the recession have a lingering effect on … [Read more...] about Is Philanthropy Facing a New Normal, or a Return to the Norm?
Giving USA 2011
Giving USA Foundation (TM) and its research partner, the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University, today announced that total charitable contributions from American individuals, corporations and foundations were an estimated $290.89 billion in 2010, up from a revised estimate … [Read more...] about Giving USA: the Numbers
by Robert I. Evans and Avrum D. Lapin Charitable giving in the U.S. increased by almost four percent in 2010, a significant announcement that comes today from The Giving Institute and its research partner, the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University. The $290.89 billion … [Read more...] about U.S. Giving Increased in 2010