Friday, December 07, 2007
The State Journal - News for West Virginia's Leaders: "A first-of-its-kind study is reinforcing some preconceived notions about philanthropy in West Virginia. A new study by the West Virginia Grantmakers Association shows the Mountain State ranks near the bottom when it comes to institutional giving. 'It validated what we had a gut feeling about and provided hard data to back up that gut feeling,' said Shannon Cunningham, president of the association."
Tuesday, December 04, 2007
Study Details How Much Households Donate to Charity - Newsroom - Inside INdiana Business with Gerry Dick: "The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University is releasing survey results that show about six out of every 10 U.S. households routinely give to charities. The average total amount given by the households was just over $2,000 per year. The largest percentage of households gave to religion, donating an average of more than $1,800 to religious groups."