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 a … [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 … [Read more...] about Giving USA 2017: By the Numbers
By Avrum Lapin Many of us involved in the “day-to-day” of fundraising are acutely aware of and attuned to the latest reporting on philanthropic giving and trends in the marketplace. However, we rarely peek behind the curtain and assess what cultural, demographic and economic sh … [Read more...] about Seeing the Forest for the Trees: Trends that Are Shaping Philanthropy Today
The strong report on giving reflects that total estimated giving was at its highest levels ever in both 2014 and 2015 By Robert I. Evans Charitable giving by U.S. donors reached $373.25 billion in 2015, reflecting another 4.1% increase over 2014 levels, according to Giving … [Read more...] about U.S. Giving Reaches New Highs; Unprecedented Increases
Charitable Giving Reaches an All-Time High! By Robert Evans Charitable giving to religious organizations has rebounded from the lean years of the Great Recession - and then some. In fact, philanthropy has reached an all-time high, both in real dollars and … [Read more...] about What is the Jewish Community Doing to Take Advantage of Record Levels of Generosity?