% of Americans give to charity each year



Stat: In fact, in any one year, some 70% of Americans give to charity

Stat Categories: Charity / Non-profit Stats

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Nearly six million tax returns reported $36.9 billion in noncash charitable donations a... See Full Stat Info
21% of households contributed to only secular causes. See Full Stat Info
The sum of gifts by individuals and through charitable bequests in 2007 is $252.18 bill... See Full Stat Info
Taxpayers with annual gross incomes between $100,000 and $200,000 gave the most non cas... See Full Stat Info
Religion, $102.32 billion (33.4%), Education, $43.32 billion (12.1%), Human services, $... See Full Stat Info
In 2006, the estimated wage value of volunteer time was $215.6 billion?equivalent to 43... See Full Stat Info
Education donors supported, on average, 2.7 other secular causes averaging 1.5 percent ... See Full Stat Info
Foundations gave $36.5 billion in 2005, a 197 percent increase from 10 years earlier. See Full Stat Info
Non-cash clothing donations totaled $5.8 billion in 2007. See Full Stat Info
In 2007, corporate giving increased 1.9 percent from last year to $15.69 billion, repre... See Full Stat Info
In 2007, foundations increased their giving by 10.3 percent to $38.52 billion, accounti... See Full Stat Info
67% percent of households donated $25 or more to charity in 2002. Households contribute... See Full Stat Info
Arts, cultural and humanities giving increased 7.8 percent to $13.67 billion. Gifts to ... See Full Stat Info
Those who gave to arts, education and health represented 14 percent, 26 percent and 37 ... See Full Stat Info
Overall giving to health-related organizations such as hospitals and other health chari... See Full Stat Info
Private giving (individuals, foundations, and corporations) reached $295 billion in 200... See Full Stat Info
Contributions to public society benefit organizations - nonprofit organizations such as... See Full Stat Info
34% contributed to both religious and secular causes. See Full Stat Info
Total givings to arts, culture, and humanities organizations, including historical and ... See Full Stat Info
In 2006, nonprofits received $1 trillion in revenue, a 5.7 percent increase over 2005. See Full Stat Info
Taxpayers between 45 and 55 years old donated more food, clothing, household items, and... See Full Stat Info
Donors to health-related causes support, on average, 2.4 other secular causes. Health d... See Full Stat Info
Easements were the largest category in terms of average donation per return at $684,733... See Full Stat Info
Overall, giving was up in 2007 by 3.9%, with all categories showing increases. See Full Stat Info
In 2006, wages and salaries totaled $489.4 billion, compared with $318.9 billion in 199... See Full Stat Info
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