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CHARITABLE GIVING IN THE USA 2017

Our research reveals the key facts and trends in charitable giving in the US.

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ABOUT CHARITABLE GIVING IN THE USA

We are delighted to launch the Charitable Giving report, looking at how individuals give across the United States.

The Charitable Giving report provides unique insight into how people give, their motivations and which causes they support.

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WHAT ARE THE KEY FINDINGS IN CHARITABLE GIVING IN THE USA?

Graphic showing that more than half gave money in the US last year
Supporting religious organisations/churches is most popular cause
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UNIQUE INSIGHTS INTO CHARITABLE GIVING IN THE USA

The Charitable Giving report looks at:

  • Nearly a third of Americans (31%) have volunteered in the last 12 months
  • Having better access to ways of making payments would encourage more giving amongst Americans aged 18-24 years
  • Caring about the cause and wanting to help those less fortunate than themselves are the most popular reasons Americans donate money

Did you know?

The typical (median) amount donated or sponsored is $100

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South Africa Giving 2017

Our research reveals the key facts and trends in charitable giving in South Africa.

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Brazil Giving 2017

Our research reveals the key facts and trends of charitable giving in Brazil.

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India Giving 2017

Our unique research provides a robust and insightful view of the current giving landscape.

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Russia Giving 2017

Our research reveals the key facts and trends in charitable giving in Russia.

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UK Giving

Discover insight into donor behaviour, key issues affecting charities and responses to significant UK events.

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Canada Giving 2017

Our research reveals the key facts and trends in charitable giving in Canada

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world giving index 2017

The CAF World Giving Index looks at how and why people around the world give to charity. In this, the eighth edition of the CAF World Giving Index, we’ve collected data from 139 countries, which represents an incredible 95% of the world’s population.

Explore how people around the world give, with unique insight into charitable behaviour and generosity across the globe.

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