Giving USA

Trends In Disaster Giving

When disaster strikes, people respond. Money, aid and in-kind donations come pouring in to help the victims. In that sense, 2017 was no different from any other year. What set it apart was the number and magnitude of the disasters—earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, wildfires and more. As these disasters unfolded in rapid succession, some interesting trends… Read More »

Giving Exceeds $400 Billion in 2017

Americans’ generosity reached a new high in 2017, setting the all-time record for charitable giving, according to Giving USA 2018, Giving USA’s Annual Report on Philanthropy for 2017. For the first time ever, we not only reached the $400 billion mark, we blew past it, donating $410.02 billion to charitable causes of all kinds. This… Read More »