Reports

Charitable giving is vital to thriving communities. An extensive body of research confirms its significant value and impact of the charitable sector. Below are some resources to raise awareness about the importance of charitable giving. 

McClatchy-Marist Poll

A December 2012 McClatchy-Marist poll reveals that 69 percent of Americans are opposed to an elimination of the charitable deduction. Read more here.

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United Way Worldwide Survey on the Value of the Charitable Deduction (2012)

This national survey reveals that Americans intuitively understand the value of the charitable tax deduction and want to protect it. http://www.unitedway.org/press/release/americans-agree-charitable-tax-deduction-vital-to-nonprofits/

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The Nonprofit Almanac 2012

By Katie L. Roeger, Amy S. Blackwood, and Sarah L. Pettijohn The Urban Institute (2012) This resource features data on the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors, including their place in the national economy, wage and employment trends, and trends in private giving and ...

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