Because of the sustained increases in overall charitable giving in recent years and rising donor confidence, it now appears possible that total giving could make a full recovery to its pre-recession record high sooner than anticipated. by Gene Tempel, Ed.D. If there was any … [Read more...] about Perspectives from the Dean about Giving USA 2014
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 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
by Robert I. Evans & Avrum D. Lapin In our previous piece for eJewishPhilanthropy, we described a few notable trends emerging from the 2008 report of Giving USA, the highly respected and often-cited annual report outlining last year’s results for charitable giving. The s … [Read more...] about When Times Are Tough, People Support Houses of Worship…Even Jews!