You are on page 1of 10

Data Tables

for Charts
in The Numbers

This section provides data on giving by donor and


recipient type for the last 40 years in current and
inflation-adjusted dollars. Also included are 40-year
trend data on:

total giving as a percentage of GDP


individual giving as a percentage of disposable
personal income
corporate giving as a percentage of corporate
pre-tax profits

Giving USA Foundation TM


| Giving USA 2016
Giving USA Data Tables for Charts in the Numbers

Giving by source, 19752015


(in billions of current dollars)
Percent Corp- Percent Percent Percent Percent
Year Total change orations change Foundations change Bequests change Individuals change
1975 28.56 6.3 1.15 4.5 1.65 -21.8 2.23 7.7 23.53 8.9
1976 31.85 11.5 1.33 15.7 1.90 15.2 2.30 3.1 26.32 11.9
1977 35.21 10.5 1.54 15.8 2.00 5.3 2.12 -7.8 29.55 12.3
1978 38.57 9.5 1.70 10.4 2.17 8.5 2.60 22.6 32.10 8.6
1979 43.11 11.8 2.05 20.6 2.24 3.2 2.23 -14.2 36.59 14.0
1980 48.63 12.8 2.25 9.8 2.81 25.4 2.86 28.3 40.71 11.3
1981 55.28 13.7 2.64 17.3 3.07 9.3 3.58 25.2 45.99 13.0
1982 59.11 6.9 3.11 17.8 3.16 2.9 5.21 45.5 47.63 3.6
1983 63.21 6.9 3.67 18.0 3.60 13.9 3.88 -25.5 52.06 9.3
1984 68.58 8.5 4.13 12.5 3.95 9.7 4.04 4.1 56.46 8.5
1985 71.69 4.5 4.63 12.1 4.90 24.1 4.77 18.1 57.39 1.6
1986 83.25 16.1 5.03 8.6 5.43 10.8 5.70 19.5 67.09 16.9
1987 82.20 -1.3 5.21 3.6 5.88 8.3 6.58 15.4 64.53 -3.8
1988 88.04 7.1 5.34 2.5 6.15 4.6 6.57 -0.2 69.98 8.4
1989 98.30 11.7 5.46 2.2 6.55 6.5 6.84 4.1 79.45 13.5
1990 98.48 0.2 5.46 0.0 7.23 10.4 6.79 -0.7 79.00 -0.6
1991 102.58 4.2 5.25 -3.8 7.72 6.8 7.68 13.1 81.93 3.7
1992 111.29 8.5 5.91 12.6 8.64 11.9 9.54 24.2 87.20 6.4
1993 116.58 4.8 6.47 9.5 9.53 10.3 8.86 -7.1 91.72 5.2
1994 120.05 3.0 6.98 7.9 9.66 1.4 11.13 25.6 92.28 0.6
1995 123.10 2.5 7.35 5.3 10.56 9.3 10.41 -6.5 94.78 2.7
1996 138.89 12.8 7.51 2.2 12.00 13.6 12.03 15.6 107.35 13.3
1997 162.46 17.0 8.62 14.8 13.92 16.0 16.25 35.1 123.67 15.2
1998 176.56 8.7 8.46 -1.9 17.01 22.2 13.41 -17.5 137.68 11.3
1999 203.19 15.1 10.23 20.9 20.51 20.6 17.82 32.9 154.63 12.3
2000 229.66 13.0 10.74 5.0 24.58 19.8 20.25 13.6 174.09 12.6
2001 232.09 1.1 11.66 8.6 27.22 10.7 20.15 -0.5 173.06 -0.6
2002 232.72 0.3 10.79 -7.5 26.98 -0.9 21.16 5.0 173.79 0.4
2003 237.45 2.0 11.06 2.5 26.84 -0.5 18.08 -14.6 181.47 4.4
2004 260.26 9.6 11.36 2.7 28.41 5.8 18.53 2.5 201.96 11.3
2005 292.43 12.4 15.20 33.8 32.41 14.1 24.00 29.5 220.82 9.3
2006 296.09 1.3 14.52 -4.5 34.91 7.7 21.90 -8.8 224.76 1.8
2007 311.06 5.1 14.22 -2.1 40.00 14.6 23.79 8.6 233.05 3.7
2008 299.61 -3.7 12.40 -12.8 42.21 5.5 31.24 31.3 213.76 -8.3
2009 274.78 -8.3 13.79 11.2 41.09 -2.7 19.12 -38.8 200.78 -6.1
2010 288.16 4.9 15.82 14.7 40.95 -0.3 23.40 22.4 207.99 3.6
2011 298.50 3.6 15.58 -1.5 43.83 7.0 25.18 7.6 213.91 2.8
2012 332.61 11.4 17.22 10.5 46.37 5.8 24.64 -2.1 244.38 14.2
2013 332.53 0.0 15.86 -7.9 49.88 7.6 24.35 -1.2 242.44 -0.8
2014 358.60 7.8 17.76 12.0 54.91 10.1 31.12 27.8 254.81 5.1
2015 373.25 4.1 18.45 3.9 58.46 6.5 31.76 2.1 264.58 3.8

Notes: All figures are rounded. Data on giving by foundations provided by the Foundation Center. See the Brief
summary of methods used section of the full report for revisions made to Giving USA data for years prior to 2015.
Giving USA 2016: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2015 and other Giving USA products are available
at www.GivingUSA.org.
2016 Giving USA Foundation

Giving USA Foundation TM


| Giving USA 2016
Giving USA Data Tables for Charts in the Numbers

Giving by source, 19752015


(in billions of inflation-adjusted dollars)
Percent Corp- Percent Percent Percent Percent
Year Total change orations change Foundations change Bequests change Individuals change
1975 125.76 -2.7 5.06 -4.3 7.27 -28.3 9.82 -1.3 103.61 -0.2
1976 132.65 5.5 5.54 9.5 7.91 8.8 9.58 -2.4 109.62 5.8
1977 137.70 3.8 6.02 8.7 7.82 -1.1 8.29 -13.5 115.57 5.4
1978 140.14 1.8 6.18 2.7 7.88 0.8 9.45 14.0 116.63 0.9
1979 140.79 0.5 6.69 8.3 7.32 -7.1 7.28 -23.0 119.50 2.5
1980 139.86 -0.7 6.47 -3.3 8.08 10.4 8.23 13.0 117.08 -2.0
1981 144.10 3.0 6.88 6.3 8.00 -1.0 9.33 13.4 119.89 2.4
1982 145.20 0.8 7.64 11.0 7.76 -3.0 12.80 37.2 117.00 -2.4
1983 150.42 3.6 8.73 14.3 8.57 10.4 9.23 -27.9 123.89 5.9
1984 156.47 4.0 9.42 7.9 9.01 5.1 9.22 -0.1 128.82 4.0
1985 157.98 1.0 10.20 8.3 10.80 19.9 10.51 14.0 126.47 -1.8
1986 180.04 14.0 10.88 6.7 11.74 8.7 12.33 17.3 145.09 14.7
1987 171.48 -4.8 10.87 -0.1 12.27 4.5 13.73 11.4 134.61 -7.2
1988 176.47 2.9 10.70 -1.6 12.33 0.5 13.17 -4.1 140.27 4.2
1989 187.95 6.5 10.44 -2.4 12.52 1.5 13.08 -0.7 151.91 8.3
1990 178.63 -5.0 9.90 -5.2 13.11 4.7 12.32 -5.8 143.30 -5.7
1991 178.54 -0.1 9.14 -7.7 13.44 2.5 13.37 8.5 142.59 -0.5
1992 187.98 5.3 9.98 9.2 14.59 8.6 16.11 20.5 147.30 3.3
1993 191.28 1.8 10.62 6.4 15.64 7.2 14.54 -9.7 150.48 2.2
1994 191.96 0.4 11.16 5.1 15.45 -1.2 17.80 22.4 147.55 -1.9
1995 191.48 -0.3 11.43 2.4 16.43 6.3 16.19 -9.0 147.43 -0.1
1996 209.87 9.6 11.35 -0.7 18.13 10.3 18.18 12.3 162.21 10.0
1997 239.91 14.3 12.73 12.2 20.56 13.4 24.00 32.0 182.62 12.6
1998 256.73 7.0 12.30 -3.4 24.73 20.3 19.50 -18.8 200.20 9.6
1999 289.12 12.6 14.56 18.4 29.18 18.0 25.36 30.1 220.02 9.9
2000 316.11 9.3 14.78 1.5 33.83 15.9 27.87 9.9 239.63 8.9
2001 310.65 -1.7 15.61 5.6 36.43 7.7 26.97 -3.2 231.64 -3.3
2002 306.65 -1.3 14.22 -8.9 35.55 -2.4 27.88 3.4 229.00 -1.1
2003 305.95 -0.2 14.25 0.2 34.58 -2.7 23.30 -16.4 233.82 2.1
2004 326.59 6.7 14.26 0.1 35.65 3.1 23.25 -0.2 253.43 8.4
2005 354.90 8.7 18.45 29.4 39.33 10.3 29.13 25.3 267.99 5.7
2006 348.14 -1.9 17.07 -7.5 41.05 4.4 25.75 -11.6 264.27 -1.4
2007 355.57 2.1 16.26 -4.7 45.72 11.4 27.19 5.6 266.40 0.8
2008 329.82 -7.2 13.65 -16.1 46.47 1.6 34.39 26.5 235.31 -11.7
2009 303.55 -8.0 15.23 11.6 45.39 -2.3 21.12 -38.6 221.81 -5.7
2010 313.22 3.2 17.20 12.9 44.51 -1.9 25.43 20.4 226.08 1.9
2011 314.55 0.4 16.42 -4.5 46.19 3.8 26.53 4.3 225.41 -0.3
2012 343.37 9.2 17.78 8.3 47.87 3.6 25.44 -4.1 252.28 11.9
2013 338.32 -1.5 16.14 -9.2 50.75 6.0 24.77 -2.6 246.66 -2.2
2014 359.04 6.1 17.78 10.2 54.98 8.3 31.16 25.8 255.12 3.4
2015 373.25 4.0 18.45 3.8 58.46 6.3 31.76 1.9 264.58 3.7

Notes: All figures are rounded. Data on giving by foundations provided by the Foundation Center. See the Brief summary
of methods used section of the full report for explanation of the revisions made to Giving USA data for years prior to 2015.
Giving USA uses the Consumer Price Index to calculate inflation, 2015 = $100. Giving USA 2016: The Annual Report on
Philanthropy for the Year 2015 and other Giving USA products are available at www.GivingUSA.org.
2016 Giving USA Foundation

Giving USA Foundation TM


| Giving USA 2016
Giving USA Data Tables for Charts in the Numbers

Contributions by type of recipient organization, 19752015


(in billions of current dollars)
Public-
Percent Percent Percent Human Percent Percent society Percent
Year Total change Religion change Education change services change Health change benefit change
1975 28.56 6.3 12.81 8.2 3.19 -5.6 3.92 0.5 3.66 3.7 1.22 37.1
1976 31.85 11.5 14.18 10.7 3.59 12.5 4.03 2.8 3.74 2.2 1.48 21.3
1977 35.21 10.5 16.98 19.7 3.89 8.4 4.10 1.7 3.93 5.1 1.29 -12.8
1978 38.57 9.5 18.35 8.1 4.32 11.1 4.22 2.9 4.10 4.3 1.50 16.3
1979 43.11 11.8 20.17 9.9 4.70 8.8 4.31 2.1 4.28 4.4 1.82 21.3
1980 48.63 12.8 22.23 10.2 5.07 7.9 4.45 3.2 4.48 4.7 2.28 25.3
1981 55.28 13.7 25.05 12.7 5.93 17.0 4.59 3.1 4.63 3.3 2.13 -6.6
1982 59.11 6.9 28.06 12.0 4.94 -16.7 2.88 -37.3 3.06 -33.9 3.21 50.7
1983 63.21 6.9 31.84 13.5 5.33 7.9 3.04 5.6 3.46 13.1 3.77 17.4
1984 68.58 8.5 35.55 11.7 6.37 19.5 3.34 9.9 3.87 11.8 4.68 24.1
1985 71.69 4.5 38.21 7.5 6.75 6.0 3.68 10.2 4.59 18.6 4.09 -12.6
1986 83.25 16.1 41.68 9.1 8.46 25.3 3.77 2.4 4.37 -4.8 7.66 87.3
1987 82.20 -1.3 43.51 4.4 8.08 -4.5 3.99 5.8 4.71 7.8 4.86 -36.6
1988 88.04 7.1 45.15 3.8 8.79 8.8 4.45 11.5 5.59 18.7 5.20 7.0
1989 98.30 11.7 47.77 5.8 11.31 28.7 6.52 46.5 6.42 14.8 6.02 15.8
1990 98.48 0.2 49.79 4.2 11.83 4.6 6.69 2.6 7.75 20.7 6.56 9.0
1991 102.58 4.2 50.00 0.4 12.10 2.3 7.50 12.1 7.63 -1.5 6.73 2.6
1992 111.29 8.5 50.95 1.9 13.21 9.2 9.14 21.9 8.52 11.7 7.15 6.2
1993 116.58 4.8 52.89 3.8 14.36 8.7 9.67 5.8 8.79 3.2 8.27 15.7
1994 120.05 3.0 56.43 6.7 14.09 -1.9 9.67 0.0 8.98 2.2 8.11 -1.9
1995 123.10 2.5 58.07 2.9 16.47 16.9 10.67 10.3 17.92 99.6 8.76 8.0
1996 138.89 12.8 61.90 6.6 17.94 8.9 11.97 12.2 18.35 2.4 9.40 7.3
1997 162.46 17.0 64.69 4.5 22.00 22.6 14.35 19.9 13.62 -25.8 11.23 19.5
1998 176.56 8.7 68.25 5.5 23.98 9.0 16.32 13.7 12.77 -6.2 12.51 11.4
1999 203.19 15.1 71.25 4.4 26.63 11.1 17.56 7.6 13.58 6.3 13.58 8.6
2000 229.66 13.0 76.95 8.0 28.81 8.2 20.79 18.4 15.30 12.7 15.00 10.5
2001 232.09 1.1 79.87 3.8 28.07 -2.6 24.28 16.8 16.41 7.3 16.56 10.4
2002 232.72 0.3 82.98 3.9 27.25 -2.9 22.71 -6.5 15.70 -4.3 14.22 -14.1
2003 237.45 2.0 84.12 1.4 29.59 8.6 23.49 3.4 17.78 13.2 15.96 12.2
2004 260.26 9.6 87.51 4.0 31.66 7.0 26.10 11.1 19.06 7.2 17.66 10.7
2005 292.43 12.4 90.86 3.8 34.99 10.5 30.35 16.3 20.33 6.7 20.76 17.6
2006 296.09 1.3 94.63 4.1 40.07 14.5 30.74 1.3 24.22 19.1 23.16 11.6
2007 311.06 5.1 97.79 3.3 42.69 6.5 31.45 2.3 25.28 4.4 19.99 -13.7
2008 299.61 -3.7 98.22 0.4 35.89 -15.9 35.44 12.7 24.14 -4.5 17.95 -10.2
2009 274.78 -8.3 99.56 1.4 34.96 -2.6 35.95 1.4 26.08 8.0 17.31 -3.6
2010 288.16 4.9 97.54 -2.0 42.22 20.8 36.78 2.3 27.68 6.1 19.21 11.0
2011 298.50 3.6 101.78 4.3 42.92 1.7 37.40 1.7 25.86 -6.6 21.35 11.1
2012 332.61 11.4 105.77 3.9 46.85 9.2 41.14 10.0 26.18 1.2 22.88 7.2
2013 332.53 0.0 110.42 4.4 49.40 5.4 41.20 0.1 27.59 5.4 23.82 4.1
2014 358.60 7.8 116.16 5.2 52.77 6.8 43.39 5.3 29.43 6.7 25.43 6.8
2015 373.25 4.1 119.30 2.7 57.48 8.9 45.21 4.2 29.81 1.3 26.95 6.0

Notes: All figures are rounded. Gifts to environment/animals and international affairs began to be tracked in 1987, and
gifts to foundations began to be tracked in 1978. See the Brief summary of methods used section of the full report for
explanation of the revisions made to Giving USA data for years prior to 2015. Giving USA 2016: The Annual Report on
Philanthropy for the Year 2015 and other Giving USA products are available at www.GivingUSA.org.
2016 Giving USA Foundation

Giving USA Foundation TM


| Giving USA 2016
Giving USA Data Tables for Charts in the Numbers

Contributions by type of recipient organization, 19752015


(in billions of current dollars)
Arts, culture, Percent International Percent Environment/ Percent Gifts to Percent Gifts to Un-
Year humanities change affairs change animals change foundations change individuals allocated
1975 1.49 2.1 2.27
1976 1.54 3.4 3.29
1977 1.84 19.5 3.18
1978 1.87 1.6 1.61 2.60
1979 1.98 5.9 2.21 37.3 3.64
1980 2.12 7.1 1.98 -10.4 6.02
1981 2.28 7.5 2.39 20.7 8.28
1982 0.97 -57.5 4.00 67.4 10.29
1983 1.41 45.4 2.71 -32.3 10.06
1984 1.69 19.9 3.36 24.0 7.90
1985 1.89 11.8 4.73 40.8 5.98
1986 2.50 32.3 4.96 4.9 7.59
1987 2.60 4.0 1.45 0.84 5.16 4.0 7.00
1988 3.01 15.8 1.46 0.7 0.94 11.9 3.93 -23.8 9.52
1989 3.42 13.6 1.64 12.3 1.08 14.9 4.41 12.2 9.71
1990 3.69 7.9 2.06 25.6 1.29 19.4 3.83 -13.2 4.99
1991 3.82 3.5 1.62 -21.4 1.49 15.5 4.46 16.4 7.23
1992 4.16 8.9 2.12 30.9 1.59 6.7 5.01 12.3 9.44
1993 4.26 2.4 1.94 -8.5 1.79 12.6 6.26 25.0 8.35
1994 4.60 8.0 2.47 27.3 1.99 11.2 6.33 1.1 7.38
1995 5.29 15.0 2.63 6.5 2.23 12.1 8.46 33.6 -7.40
1996 5.98 13.0 2.99 13.7 2.60 16.6 12.63 49.3 -4.87
1997 7.18 20.1 3.14 5.0 2.91 11.9 13.96 10.5 9.38
1998 8.10 12.8 4.11 30.9 3.79 30.2 19.92 42.7 6.81
1999 8.80 8.6 5.36 30.4 4.52 19.3 28.76 44.4 13.15
2000 10.56 20.0 6.28 17.2 4.87 7.7 24.71 -14.1 26.39
2001 9.73 -7.9 6.68 6.4 5.30 8.8 25.67 3.9 19.52
2002 9.93 2.1 7.97 19.3 4.66 -12.1 19.16 -25.4 28.14
2003 11.11 11.9 9.44 18.4 4.98 6.9 21.62 12.8 19.36
2004 11.23 1.1 11.52 22.0 5.78 16.1 20.32 -6.0 1.74 27.68
2005 12.43 10.7 12.71 10.3 6.47 11.9 24.46 20.4 3.11 35.96
2006 13.92 12.0 13.51 6.3 7.39 14.2 27.10 10.8 3.83 17.52
2007 14.92 7.2 15.78 16.8 8.05 8.9 37.67 39.0 3.37 14.07
2008 12.29 -17.6 20.57 30.4 7.71 -4.2 30.14 -20.0 3.60 13.66
2009 12.59 2.4 16.39 -20.3 7.32 -5.1 32.39 7.5 4.20 -11.97
2010 13.38 6.3 13.89 -15.3 7.93 8.3 26.13 -19.3 4.82 -1.42
2011 12.82 -4.2 15.18 9.3 8.16 2.9 30.20 15.6 6.10 -3.27
2012 13.89 8.3 16.01 5.5 8.92 9.3 39.91 32.2 6.06 5.00
2013 14.23 2.4 13.80 -13.8 9.21 3.3 41.09 3.0 6.96 -5.19
2014 15.96 12.2 13.40 -2.9 10.06 9.2 43.95 7.0 6.67 1.38
2015 17.07 7.0 15.75 17.5 10.68 6.2 42.26 -3.8 6.56 2.18

Notes: All figures are rounded. Gifts to environment/animals and international affairs began to be tracked in 1987, and
gifts to foundations began to be tracked in 1978. See the Brief summary of methods used section of the full report for
explanation of the revisions made to Giving USA data for years prior to 2015. Giving USA 2016: The Annual Report on
Philanthropy for the Year 2015 and other Giving USA products are available at www.GivingUSA.org.
2016 Giving USA Foundation

Giving USA Foundation TM


| Giving USA 2016
Giving USA Data Tables for Charts in the Numbers

Contributions by type of recipient organization, 19752015


(in billions of inflation-adjusted dollars)
Public-
Percent Percent Percent Human Percent Percent society Percent
Year Total change Religion change Education change services change Health change benefit change
1975 125.76 -2.7 56.41 -0.9 14.05 -13.5 17.26 -7.9 16.12 -5.0 5.37 25.5
1976 132.65 5.5 59.06 4.7 14.95 6.4 16.78 -2.8 15.58 -3.3 6.16 14.7
1977 137.70 3.8 66.41 12.4 15.21 1.7 16.03 -4.5 15.37 -1.3 5.04 -18.2
1978 140.14 1.8 66.67 0.4 15.70 3.2 15.33 -4.4 14.90 -3.1 5.45 8.1
1979 140.79 0.5 65.87 -1.2 15.35 -2.2 14.08 -8.2 13.98 -6.2 5.94 9.0
1980 139.86 -0.7 63.93 -2.9 14.58 -5.0 12.80 -9.1 12.88 -7.9 6.56 10.4
1981 144.10 3.0 65.30 2.1 15.46 6.0 11.97 -6.5 12.07 -6.3 5.55 -15.4
1982 145.20 0.8 68.93 5.6 12.13 -21.5 7.07 -40.9 7.52 -37.7 7.89 42.2
1983 150.42 3.6 75.77 9.9 12.68 4.5 7.23 2.3 8.23 9.4 8.97 13.7
1984 156.47 4.0 81.11 7.0 14.53 14.6 7.62 5.4 8.83 7.3 10.68 19.1
1985 157.98 1.0 84.20 3.8 14.87 2.3 8.11 6.4 10.11 14.5 9.01 -15.6
1986 180.04 14.0 90.14 7.1 18.30 23.1 8.15 0.5 9.45 -6.5 16.57 83.9
1987 171.48 -4.8 90.76 0.7 16.85 -7.9 8.32 2.1 9.82 3.9 10.14 -38.8
1988 176.47 2.9 90.50 -0.3 17.62 4.6 8.92 7.2 11.20 14.1 10.42 2.8
1989 187.95 6.5 91.34 0.9 21.63 22.8 12.47 39.8 12.28 9.6 11.51 10.5
1990 178.63 -5.0 90.31 -1.1 21.46 -0.8 12.13 -2.7 14.06 14.5 11.90 3.4
1991 178.54 -0.1 87.02 -3.6 21.06 -1.9 13.05 7.6 13.28 -5.5 11.71 -1.6
1992 187.98 5.3 86.06 -1.1 22.31 5.9 15.44 18.3 14.39 8.4 12.08 3.2
1993 191.28 1.8 86.78 0.8 23.56 5.6 15.87 2.8 14.42 0.2 13.57 12.3
1994 191.96 0.4 90.23 4.0 22.53 -4.4 15.46 -2.6 14.36 -0.4 12.97 -4.4
1995 191.48 -0.3 90.33 0.1 25.62 13.7 16.60 7.4 27.87 94.1 13.63 5.1
1996 209.87 9.6 93.53 3.5 27.11 5.8 18.09 9.0 27.73 -0.5 14.20 4.2
1997 239.91 14.3 95.53 2.1 32.49 19.8 21.19 17.1 20.11 -27.5 16.58 16.8
1998 256.73 7.0 99.24 3.9 34.87 7.3 23.73 12.0 18.57 -7.7 18.19 9.7
1999 289.12 12.6 101.38 2.2 37.89 8.7 24.99 5.3 19.32 4.0 19.32 6.2
2000 316.11 9.3 105.92 4.5 39.66 4.7 28.62 14.5 21.06 9.0 20.65 6.9
2001 310.65 -1.7 106.91 0.9 37.57 -5.3 32.50 13.6 21.96 4.3 22.17 7.4
2002 306.65 -1.3 109.34 2.3 35.91 -4.4 29.92 -7.9 20.69 -5.8 18.74 -15.5
2003 305.95 -0.2 108.39 -0.9 38.13 6.2 30.27 1.2 22.91 10.7 20.56 9.7
2004 326.59 6.7 109.81 1.3 39.73 4.2 32.75 8.2 23.92 4.4 22.16 7.8
2005 354.90 8.7 110.27 0.4 42.46 6.9 36.83 12.5 24.67 3.1 25.19 13.7
2006 348.14 -1.9 111.26 0.9 47.11 11.0 36.14 -1.9 28.48 15.4 27.23 8.1
2007 355.57 2.1 111.79 0.5 48.80 3.6 35.95 -0.5 28.90 1.5 22.85 -16.1
2008 329.82 -7.2 108.12 -3.3 39.51 -19.0 39.01 8.5 26.57 -8.1 19.76 -13.5
2009 303.55 -8.0 109.99 1.7 38.62 -2.3 39.71 1.8 28.81 8.4 19.12 -3.2
2010 313.22 3.2 106.02 -3.6 45.89 18.8 39.98 0.7 30.09 4.4 20.88 9.2
2011 314.55 0.4 107.25 1.2 45.23 -1.4 39.41 -1.4 27.25 -9.4 22.50 7.8
2012 343.37 9.2 109.19 1.8 48.36 6.9 42.47 7.8 27.03 -0.8 23.62 5.0
2013 338.32 -1.5 112.34 2.9 50.26 3.9 41.92 -1.3 28.07 3.8 24.23 2.6
2014 359.04 6.1 116.30 3.5 52.83 5.1 43.44 3.6 29.47 5.0 25.46 5.1
2015 373.25 4.0 119.30 2.6 57.48 8.8 45.21 4.1 29.81 1.2 26.95 5.9

Notes: All notes in the giving by recipient type (current dollar) table are applicable to this inflation-adjusted table. Giving
USA uses the Consumer Price Index to calculate inflation, 2015=$100. All figures are rounded. See the Brief summary of
methods used section of the full report for explanation of the revisions made to Giving USA data for years prior to 2015.
Giving USA 2016: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2015 and other Giving USA products are available
at www.GivingUSA.org.
2016 Giving USA Foundation

Giving USA Foundation TM


| Giving USA 2016
Giving USA Data Tables for Charts in the Numbers

Contributions by type of recipient organization, 19752015


(in billions of inflation-adjusted dollars)
Arts, culture, Percent International Percent Environment/ Percent Gifts to Percent Gifts to Un-
Year humanities change affairs change animals change foundations change individuals allocated
1975 6.56 -6.6 9.99
1976 6.41 -2.3 13.71
1977 7.20 12.3 12.44
1978 6.79 -5.7 5.85 9.45
1979 6.47 -4.7 7.22 23.4 11.88
1980 6.10 -5.7 5.69 -21.2 17.32
1981 5.94 -2.6 6.23 9.5 21.58
1982 2.38 -59.9 9.83 57.8 25.27
1983 3.36 41.2 6.45 -34.4 23.95
1984 3.86 14.9 7.67 18.9 18.02
1985 4.16 7.8 10.42 35.9 13.20
1986 5.41 30.0 10.73 3.0 16.40
1987 5.42 0.2 3.02 1.75 10.76 0.3 14.64
1988 6.03 11.3 2.93 -3.0 1.88 7.4 7.88 -26.8 19.09
1989 6.54 8.5 3.14 7.2 2.07 10.1 8.43 7.0 18.54
1990 6.69 2.3 3.74 19.1 2.34 13.0 6.95 -17.6 9.05
1991 6.65 -0.6 2.82 -24.6 2.59 10.7 7.76 11.7 12.60
1992 7.03 5.7 3.58 27.0 2.69 3.9 8.46 9.0 15.94
1993 6.99 -0.6 3.18 -11.2 2.94 9.3 10.27 21.4 13.70
1994 7.36 5.3 3.95 24.2 3.18 8.2 10.12 -1.5 11.80
1995 8.23 11.8 4.09 3.5 3.47 9.1 13.16 30.0 -11.52
1996 9.04 9.8 4.52 10.5 3.93 13.3 19.08 45.0 -7.36
1997 10.60 17.3 4.64 2.7 4.30 9.4 20.61 8.0 13.86
1998 11.78 11.1 5.98 28.9 5.51 28.1 28.97 40.6 9.89
1999 12.52 6.3 7.63 27.6 6.43 16.7 40.92 41.2 18.72
2000 14.54 16.1 8.64 13.2 6.70 4.2 34.01 -16.9 36.31
2001 13.02 -10.5 8.94 3.5 7.09 5.8 34.36 1.0 26.13
2002 13.08 0.5 10.50 17.4 6.14 -13.4 25.25 -26.5 37.08
2003 14.32 9.5 12.16 15.8 6.42 4.6 27.86 10.3 24.93
2004 14.09 -1.6 14.46 18.9 7.25 12.9 25.50 -8.5 2.18 34.74
2005 15.08 7.0 15.42 6.6 7.85 8.3 29.68 16.4 3.77 43.68
2006 16.37 8.6 15.88 3.0 8.69 10.7 31.86 7.3 4.50 20.62
2007 17.06 4.2 18.04 13.6 9.20 5.9 43.06 35.2 3.85 16.07
2008 13.53 -20.7 22.64 25.5 8.49 -7.7 33.18 -22.9 3.96 15.05
2009 13.91 2.8 18.11 -20.0 8.09 -4.7 35.78 7.8 4.64 -13.23
2010 14.54 4.5 15.10 -16.6 8.62 6.6 28.40 -20.6 5.24 -1.54
2011 13.51 -7.1 16.00 6.0 8.60 -0.2 31.82 12.0 6.43 -3.45
2012 14.34 6.1 16.53 3.3 9.21 7.1 41.20 29.5 6.26 5.16
2013 14.48 1.0 14.04 -15.1 9.37 1.7 41.80 1.5 7.08 -5.27
2014 15.98 10.4 13.42 -4.4 10.07 7.5 44.00 5.3 6.68 1.39
2015 17.07 6.8 15.75 17.4 10.68 6.1 42.26 -4.0 6.56 2.18

Notes: All notes in the giving by recipient type (current dollar) table are applicable to this inflation-adjusted table. Giving
USA uses the Consumer Price Index to calculate inflation, 2015= $100. All figures are rounded. See the Brief summary of
methods used section of the full report for explanation of the revisions made to Giving USA data for years prior to 2015.
Giving USA 2016: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2015 and other Giving USA products are available
at www.GivingUSA.org.
2016 Giving USA Foundation

Giving USA Foundation TM


| Giving USA 2016
Giving USA Data Tables for Charts in the Numbers

Giving as a percentage of gross domestic product


(GDP), 19752015 (in billions of inflation-adjusted dollars)
Giving as a
Year Total giving GDP percentage of GDP
1975 125.76 7,441 1.7
1976 132.65 7,825 1.7
1977 137.70 8,148 1.7
1978 140.14 8,564 1.6
1979 140.79 8,601 1.6
1980 139.86 8,227 1.7
1981 144.10 8,362 1.7
1982 145.20 8,219 1.8
1983 150.42 8,662 1.7
1984 156.47 9,226 1.7
1985 157.98 9,575 1.6
1986 180.04 9,935 1.8
1987 171.48 10,167 1.7
1988 176.47 10,527 1.7
1989 187.95 10,818 1.7
1990 178.63 10,853 1.6
1991 178.54 10,737 1.7
1992 187.98 11,046 1.7
1993 191.28 11,296 1.7
1994 191.96 11,694 1.6
1995 191.48 11,919 1.6
1996 209.87 12,236 1.7
1997 239.91 12,716 1.9
1998 256.73 13,211 1.9
1999 289.12 13,750 2.1
2000 316.11 14,147 2.2
2001 310.65 14,220 2.2
2002 306.65 14,464 2.1
2003 305.95 14,834 2.1
2004 326.59 15,402 2.1
2005 354.90 15,891 2.2
2006 348.14 16,282 2.1
2007 355.57 16,546 2.1
2008 329.82 16,210 2.0
2009 303.55 15,933 1.9
2010 313.22 16,265 1.9
2011 314.55 16,352 1.9
2012 343.37 16,672 2.1
2013 338.32 16,951 2.0
2014 359.04 17,365 2.1
2015 373.30 17,947 2.1
Notes: GDP data from: National Data, GDP and Personal Income, Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce,
retrieved May 2016, http://www.bea.gov/iTable/index_nipa.cfm. Giving USA uses the Consumer Price Index to calculate
inflation, 2015 = $100. All figures are rounded. See the Brief summary of methods used section of the full report for explanation
of the revisions made to Giving USA data for years prior to 2015. Giving USA 2016: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for
the Year 2015 and other Giving USA products are available at www.GivingUSA.org.
2016 Giving USA Foundation

Giving USA Foundation TM


| Giving USA 2016
Giving USA Data Tables for Charts in the Numbers

Individual giving as a percentage of disposable


personal income (DPI), 19752015 (in billions of current dollars)
Giving as a
Year Individual giving DPI percentage of DPI
1975 23.53 1,187.30 2.0
1976 26.32 1,302.30 2.0
1977 29.55 1,435.00 2.1
1978 32.10 1,607.30 2.0
1979 36.59 1,790.90 2.0
1980 40.71 2,002.70 2.0
1981 45.99 2,237.10 2.1
1982 47.63 2,412.70 2.0
1983 52.06 2,599.80 2.0
1984 56.46 2,891.50 2.0
1985 57.39 3,079.30 1.9
1986 67.09 3,258.80 2.1
1987 64.53 3,435.30 1.9
1988 69.98 3,726.30 1.9
1989 79.45 3,991.40 2.0
1990 79.00 4,254.00 1.9
1991 81.93 4,444.90 1.8
1992 87.20 4,736.70 1.8
1993 91.72 4,921.60 1.9
1994 92.28 5,184.30 1.8
1995 94.78 5,457.00 1.7
1996 107.35 5,759.60 1.9
1997 123.67 6,074.60 2.0
1998 137.68 6,498.90 2.1
1999 154.63 6,803.30 2.3
2000 174.09 7,327.20 2.4
2001 173.06 7,648.50 2.3
2002 173.79 8,009.70 2.2
2003 181.47 8,485.80 2.1
2004 201.96 9,002.30 2.2
2005 220.82 9,400.80 2.3
2006 224.76 10,036.90 2.2
2007 233.05 10,507.00 2.2
2008 213.76 10,994.40 1.9
2009 200.78 10,942.50 1.8
2010 207.99 11,237.90 1.9
2011 213.91 11,801.40 1.8
2012 244.38 12,403.70 2.0
2013 242.44 12,395.60 2.0
2014 254.81 12,913.90 2.0
2015 264.58 13,395.00 2.0
Notes: Disposable personal income data from: Personal Income and Its Disposition, Table 2.1, data retrieved April 2016 from
www.bea.gov. All figures are rounded. See the Brief summary of methods used section of the full report for explanation of
the revisions made to Giving USA data for years prior to 2015. Giving USA 2016: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for
the Year 2015 and other Giving USA products are available at www.GivingUSA.org.
2016 Giving USA Foundation

Giving USA Foundation TM


| Giving USA 2016
Giving USA Data Tables for Charts in the Numbers

Corporate giving as a percentage of pre-tax


corporate profits, 19752015 (in billions of current dollars)
Corporate Giving as a percentage
Year Corporate giving pre-tax profits of corporate pre-tax profits
1975 1.15 145.54 0.8
1976 1.33 179.74 0.7
1977 1.54 210.51 0.7
1978 1.70 246.14 0.7
1979 2.05 272.13 0.8
1980 2.25 253.54 0.9
1981 2.64 243.74 1.1
1982 3.11 198.61 1.6
1983 3.67 234.00 1.6
1984 4.13 268.61 1.5
1985 4.63 257.46 1.8
1986 5.03 245.96 2.0
1987 5.21 323.10 1.6
1988 5.34 389.92 1.4
1989 5.46 390.45 1.4
1990 5.46 411.69 1.3
1991 5.25 425.39 1.2
1992 5.91 474.40 1.2
1993 6.47 519.02 1.2
1994 6.98 599.03 1.2
1995 7.35 684.30 1.1
1996 7.51 740.74 1.0
1997 8.62 801.76 1.1
1998 8.46 722.89 1.2
1999 10.23 780.51 1.3
2000 10.74 772.47 1.4
2001 11.66 712.72 1.6
2002 10.79 788.94 1.4
2003 11.06 969.44 1.1
2004 11.36 1,254.61 0.9
2005 15.20 1,653.32 0.9
2006 14.52 1,851.42 0.8
2007 14.22 1,748.42 0.8
2008 12.40 1,382.45 0.9
2009 13.79 1,472.55 0.9
2010 15.82 1,840.69 0.9
2011 15.58 1,806.81 0.9
2012 17.22 2,130.81 0.8
2013 15.86 2,161.63 0.7
2014 17.76 2,207.79 0.8
2015 18.45 2,280.40 0.8
Notes: Corporate pre-tax profits data from: Corporate Profits Before Tax by Industry, Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S.
Department of Commerce, Table 6.17D, retrieved April 2016 from http://www.bea.gov/iTable/index_nipa.cfm. All figures
are rounded. See the Brief summary of methods used section of the full report for explanation of the revisions made to
Giving USA data for years prior to 2015. Giving USA 2016: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2015 and
other Giving USA products are available at www.GivingUSA.org.
2016 Giving USA Foundation

Giving USA Foundation TM


| Giving USA 2016