U.S. Giving Nears $300 Billion

Posted June 25, 2007 7:27 a.m. EDT

Fueled by donations from individuals, charitable giving in the U.S. climbed to a record $295.02 billion in 2006, a new report says. That’s up 4.2 percent over 2005, or 1 percent after adjusting for inflation.

For details, see Philanthropy Journal report.