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27 Jun 2013 | Demographics | National Publication | News story

As reported by Reuters, 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 by Giving USA that shows donations by Americans to nonprofit groups mirroring the...

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5 Nov 2012 | Demographics | National Publication | News story

The 2012 Bank of America Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy and attitudes of America’s wealthiest households.The latest in this series of studies was once again written and researched in partnership with the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University and builds...

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Real estate holdings make up 30% to 40% of the assets of most families facing estate planning, retirement, and charitable decisions. In this article, real estate advisor Dennis Bidwell shares his survey results and years of experience in profiling the types of...

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2 Feb 2012 | Demographics | National Publication | News story

According to a report by MSNBC, the Facebook IPO will mint over 1,000 new millionaires. Experts are stating they expect nonprofits, donor advised funds and charitable remainder trusts to benefit from the largest Internet IPO in history.

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20 Jun 2011 | Demographics | National Publication | News story

In its annual report on philanthropy, Giving USA Foundation reports that total estimated giving in the United States rose by 3.8 percent in 2010. The report attributes the increase to the modest economic recovery achieved in 2010. Giving by individuals rose an...

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10 Jun 2009 | Demographics | National Publication | News story | 3 comments
Charitable giving fell last year by the largest percentage in five decades, according to a new study by the Giving USA Foundation and as reported by The New York Times.
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4 Mar 2009 | Demographics | National Publication | News story | 3 comments
According to a report by MSNBC, the recession could be changing the giving habits of America's wealthiest donors. Gifts from seven of the 10 biggest donors in 2008 were made from estates, according to an annual ranking of America
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4 Mar 2009 | Demographics | National Publication | News story
The number of gifts of $1 million or more given to charities by individuals fell 33 percent in the last six months of 2008 compared to the same period in 2007, according to records compiled by the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University.
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24 Jun 2008 | Demographics | National Publication | News story | 3 comments
Up 3.9 percent despite worries about gas prices, mortgage crisis and housing market
Charitable giving in the United States is estimated to be $306.39 billion in 2007, exceeding $300 billion for the first time in history, according to Giving USA 2008, the yearbook on philanthropy released today by Giving USA Foundation.
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26 Jun 2007 | Demographics | National Publication | News story
U.S. charitable giving reached a new record in 2006, an estimated $295.02 billion, according to Giving USA 2007, the yearbook of philanthropy published by Giving USA Foundation (TM) and researched and written by the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University.
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19 Jun 2006 | Demographics | National Publication | News story
The Giving USA Foundation and the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University have released their annual report on philanthropy, "Giving USA." According to the report, Americans gave total contributions of $260.28 billion for 2005, a 6.1 percent increase from 2004....
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13 Jun 2005 | Demographics | National Publication | News story | 1 comments
Tsunami gifts less than one-half of 1 percent of total
After two years of limited growth in charitable contributions, Americans picked up the pace in 2004, showing they are a generous bunch. They donated nearly $250 billion to various causes across the United States, an almost 5 percent increase over 2003. That's the key...
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8 Jul 2004 | Demographics | National Publication | News story
The AAFRC Trust For Philanthropy, which is the educational and research initiative of the American Association of Fundraising Counsel, has released Giving USA 2004, its annual report on charitable giving by American individiuals, estates, foundations, and corporations...
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A Review of Challenges and Questions
In February of 2000, the PGDC published a study by Paul G. Schervish and John J. Havens entitled, "Millionaires and the Millennium: New Estimates of the Forthcoming Wealth Transfer and the Prospects for a Golden Age of Philanthropy." The study predicted that over the...
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20 Jun 2002 | Demographics | National Publication | News story
The AAFRC Trust for Philanthropy, in concert with the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University, today released Giving USA, its annual report on philanthropy in America for the year 2001. American charities received $212 billion in 2001 amidst the conflicting...
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Most people know that women outlive men by an average of seven years, but did you know that women also make more planned gifts? In this edition of Gift Planner's Digest, Cheryl Altinkemer of Purdue University and the Women's Philanthropy Institute discusses this...
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The rumors of the death of charitable bequests in the face of estate tax repeal have been greatly exaggerated. In this issue of Gift Planner's Digest, Robert F. Sharpe & Co. reports the results of a recent study conducted by Paul Schervish on behalf of Bankers...
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Published as a companion piece to New Report Shows How Super- Wealthy Give, Robert F. Sharpe, Jr. and Barlow T. Mann, J.D. analyze IRS data from estate tax returns filed in 1998 and discuss what we can learn about the factors that influence charitable behavior.
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Overlooked for hundreds of years for their planned gifts, it has only been in the past decade that women have gained attention in society as philanthropists in their own right. The competition for private support has now focused greater attention on targeting women as...
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