Wednesday, December 16, 2009

What Does Giving in America Look Like?

Here is some interesting information on giving.

Americans lead the world in charitable contributions, giving $300 billion a year to charities. Sounds like a lot right? But this is just a drop in the bucket compared to the over One Trillion Dollars needed to keep US charities in operation, more than the US government collects in taxes.

The rest comes from their own assets, government support, and foreign investment. This visual guide to giving shows who’s paying and offers some tips on how to pick a charity. We're not sure exactly what the "karma" comment is about, but the comparative information is intriguing.

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