By Una Osili and Sasha Zarins Following years of steady growth that has tracked the performance of a generally healthy economy, U.S. charitable giving has reached an all-time high at a time when the share of Americans who make donations is falling. But as a lead researcher and an author of the latest Giving USA report, which the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy researches and writes in partnership with the Giving USA … [Read more...] about Fewer Americans are Giving Money to Charity but Total Donations are at Record Levels Anyway
By Robert I. Evans
Charitable giving in the United States in 2017 reached a record high of more than $410 billion, according to Giving USA, the major annual report that closely follows trends and actual philanthropic activities across the U.S. Released today, the report reflects that nonprofits received $410.02 billion in 2017, a 5.2% increase in current dollars and a 3% increase in inflation-adjusted dollars over the results reported for … [Read more...] about U.S. Charitable Giving Reached All-Time High in 2017:
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Crossing the $400 billion mark for the first time, the stock market and favorable economic conditions helped drive solid growth in contributions across the board Powered by a booming stock market and a strong economy, charitable giving by American individuals, bequests, foundations and corporations to U.S. charities surged to an estimated $410.02 billion in 2017, according to Giving USA 2018: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year … [Read more...] about Giving USA 2018: Americans Gave $410.02 Billion to Charity in 2017, a 5.2% Increase
By Robert I. Evans Charitable giving by U.S. donors reached $390.05 billion in 2016, reflecting another 2.7% increase over 2015’s extraordinary levels, according to Giving USA, the longest running and most accurate report on philanthropy in America, as it released its 62nd annual report today. The strong report on giving reflects that total estimated giving was at its highest levels ever in both 2015 and 2016, with all ten nonprofit … [Read more...] about U.S. Giving Reaches New Highs Again, Showing Unprecedented Increases & Unparalleled Generosity
American individuals, estates, foundations and corporations contributed an estimated $390.05 billion to U.S. charities in 2016, according to Giving USA 2017: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2016, released today. Total giving rose 2.7 percent in current dollars (1.4 percent adjusted for inflation) from the revised estimate of $379.89 billion for total giving in 2015. Charitable giving from individuals, foundations and … [Read more...] about Giving USA 2017: By the Numbers