Charitable Giving in US Continues to Rise

Charitable giving by Americans rose to a record $358.38 billion last year, finally surpassing 2007′s high water mark, according to the closely-watched annual report on charitable trends compiled by Giving USA Foundation. About half of the individual giving comes from 4% of the population. Overall, individual giving as a percentage of disposable income is 2%. Click here to see the Columbus Jewish Foundation’s most recent donors and fund holders.

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