Charitable Giving Trends Continue to Propel Philanthropy Forward

According to the Giving USA Annual Report of Philanthropy, individuals, families and companies contributed $427 billion to charities in 2018. The Giving USA report shows how tax changes in 2017 created three trends in giving: Continued popularity of donor-advised funds, bunching as a charitable tax strategy and increased corporate charitable giving. Because individuals and families are having to rethink strategies …