Charitable Giving in the U.S. Reaches All-Time High in 2020

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Charitable giving hit an all time high in twenty twenty Americans gave more to charity last year than in twenty nineteen despite an economic downturn due to covert nineteen the record total was four hundred and seventy one billion dollars that's according to Indiana university's Lilly family school of philanthropy which research and wrote the report it's the first study to provide a comprehensive look into how donors big and small stepped up to meet the increased needs brought by the economic crisis racial unrest and global pandemic giving by individuals which made up most of the donations last year rose by about two percent the biggest object came from foundations they increase their giving by seventy percent I'm Shelley Adler

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