Estimated charitable giving reached $248.52 billion for 2004, a new record for philanthropic giving in the
United States, the Giving USA Foundation announced today. The new Giving USA report released today is the 50th anniversary edition of the yearbook of philanthropy. Giving USA is published by the Giving USA Foundation and researched and written at the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University.
Charitable Giving Rises 5 Percent to Nearly $250 Billion in 2004