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Charitable Giving. Based on Sharing the Wealth Minnesota Public Radio. Facts and Figures. People who attend religious services gave 2.3% of their income, compared with 1.3% for those who do not. 70.1% of American households contribute to charity each year

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Charitable Giving

Based on Sharing the Wealth

Minnesota Public Radio


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Facts and Figures

  • People who attend religious services gave 2.3% of their income, compared with 1.3% for those who do not.

  • 70.1% of American households contribute to charity each year

  • The average American household contributes $1,075 each year.

  • College graduates (who also have the highest incomes) are most likely to contribute to charity - 81% contribute, but only a reported average 2% of their household income, below the national average of 2.1%.

  • Lower-income donors have become increasingly generous. In 1995, Americans with annual incomes below $10,000 donated 4.3% of their household incomes. Conversely, those in the $75,000 to $99,000 bracket gave only 1.8% of their household

  • When asked to make a donation by a foundation or charitable organization, 81% of households donated money.

  • This year (2000), Americans are expected to spend a record $376 billion on dining out, says the National Restaurant Association. If the average American family would spend half their dining-out budget on philanthropy, the nation's giving totals would double.

  • Donors with at least one family member who volunteers give twice as much of their income than do those who don't volunteer. 47% of donors contributed and had a volunteer. These households gave an average of 2.5% of their household income, compared with 1.2% among the 23% of households that contributed but did not volunteer.

From: Minnesota Public Radio Sharing the Wealth


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S T E P 1: T O  G I V E  O R  N OT TO G I V E ?

  • THE REASONS PEOPLE GIVE

    • Altruism

    • Self-Interest

    • Giving Back

    • Memorials

    • Family Tradition

From: Minnesota Public Radio Sharing the Wealth


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Respondents with very high rates of reporting household contributions were those who reported the following experiences in their youth:

From: Minnesota Public Radio Sharing the Wealth


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From: contributions were those who reported the following experiences in their youth: Minnesota Public Radio Sharing the Wealth


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Why People Don’t Give contributions were those who reported the following experiences in their youth:

  • Financial

    • Most of the reasons were financial: 69% said they could not afford to give; 47% said they were making less money this year than last; 46% said they would rather spend their money in other ways; 39% were unsure about having a job next year. (Independent Sector survey)

  • Philosophical

From: Minnesota Public Radio Sharing the Wealth


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S T E P   2 :   H O W  M U C H  T O   G I V E ? contributions were those who reported the following experiences in their youth:

  • STANDARDS FOR GIVING: WEALTH VS. INCOME

    • Based on wealth rather than income, in 1999 total giving by individuals in the United States was more than $143 billion. Yet Newtithing estimates the national capacity for additional giving was $244 billion a year.

From: Minnesota Public Radio Sharing the Wealth


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  • Setting Your Own Standard contributions were those who reported the following experiences in their youth:

    • Newtithing table of Affordable Donations

    • Build a budget

From: Minnesota Public Radio Sharing the Wealth


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S T E P  3:  H O W  S H O U L D   Y O U  G I V E ? contributions were those who reported the following experiences in their youth:

  • THE BENEFITS OF PLANNED GIVING

    • Personal Benefits

    • Tax Benefits

  • TYPES OF GIFTS

    • Cash

    • Appreciated stocks

    • Other assets

    • Pro-bono services

    • Leveraged giving (matching, wills, insurance, charitable remainder trusts, etc.)

  • VOLUNTEER

From: Minnesota Public Radio Sharing the Wealth


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STEP 4: WHERE  SHOULD YOU GIVE? contributions were those who reported the following experiences in their youth:

  • CLOSE TO YOUR HEART

  • CLOSE TO YOUR HOME

  • TO THE GREATEST NEED

  • HOW TO EVALUATE YOUR CHOICE

    • Financial reports

    • Program results

    • Site visits

From: Minnesota Public Radio Sharing the Wealth


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WISE GIVING contributions were those who reported the following experiences in their youth:

  • Be an informed giver

  • Keep the right records

  • Be aware of how much is really tax deductible

  • Ask about matching gifts

  • Remember, your gift can be confidential

  • Be a proactive giver

  • Volunteer

From: Minnesota Public Radio Sharing the Wealth


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STEP 5: WHEN SHOULD YOU GIVE? contributions were those who reported the following experiences in their youth:

  • ANNUAL GIVING

  • RESPONDING TO A CRISIS

  • LEAVING A LEGACY

From: Minnesota Public Radio Sharing the Wealth


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