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Giving USA 2017 Shows Americans Continued to Be Generous in Tumultuous 2016 Year

In many ways, 2016 was an unusual year. Yet although economic and political uncertainty pervaded much of the year, Americans continued to be generous, giving a record $390.05 billion to U.S. charitable organizations, an increase of 2.7 percent over 2015.


New Giving Record Is More Than a Number


Perspectives on Giving USA 2016—a look at the relationship between the data, the donations and the people who make philanthropy happen.


Averages are Deceiving

 

 

Are the newly released Giving USA numbers good news or bad news?


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