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Are We Losing the Charitable Habit?

Every year Giving USA touts the new numbers for charitable giving. Each year those numbers cross the 300 billion dollar mark, and 2017 tallies are likely to be even higher. At first blush, the $300 billion number sounds impressive. But there’s something hiding beneath the numbers that is not » 

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Where Is Giving to the Church Going in 2018?

In January 2017, Dr. David King wrote an article titled “The Future of Philanthropy Looks Bright: 2017-2018 Charitable Growth Predictions.” He wrote on behalf of the Lake Institute on Faith & Giving, which is part of Indiana University’s Lilly School of Philanthropy. There, he noted that » 

Where Is Giving Going in 2018?

Anytime you want to look ahead, it’s often helpful to look back. With 2017 in the books, we won’t know for quite some time the final results for charitable giving. The last full year of numbers (2016) from Giving USA was reported in the July 2017 Chronicle of Philanthropy. What did 2016 tell »