Monday, July 8, 2013

Report: 2012 Charitable Giving Grew Almost 4%, Corporate Donations Grew 12%

Giving USA Report: 2012 Charitable Giving Grew Almost 4%, Corporate Donations Grew 12% | Case Foundation:

  • Individual charitable giving in the United States grew almost 4 percent last year, while corporate donations rose at triple that rate, according to a report that shows donations by Americans to nonprofit groups mirroring the slow recovery of the larger economy.
    • Overall, U.S. donations to bolster the arts, health, religion and other activities totaled $316.2 billion in 2012, a 3.5 percent increase from the $305.5 billion donated in 2011, according to the report, "Giving USA." That was just a 1.5 percent increase when adjusted for inflation.

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