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!