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U.S. Giving Nears $300 Billion

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.

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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.

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