Looking for the latest charity giving stats and trends? NP Source has got you covered with stats on charitable, online, social, mobile and email giving, including:

  • In 2017, the largest source of charitable giving came from individuals at $281.86 billion, or 72% of total giving; followed by foundations ($58.28 billion/15%), bequests ($30.36 billion/8%), and corporations ($18.55 billion/5%).
  • $41 billion was raised for colleges and universities in 2016, up from $40.30 billion raised in 2015.
  • Approximately 63 million Americans — 25% of the adult population — volunteer their time, talents, and energy to making a difference.
  • 17% of American families have reduced the amount that they give to their local church.
  • Corporate giving in 2017 increased to $20.77 billion—an 8.0% increase from 2016.
  • Online giving grew 12.1% in 2017.
  • 51% of high-wealth donors ($200k+) prefer to give online.
  • Nonprofits raised $1.13 per website visitor in 2017.

There are hundreds more helpful stats here:


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