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Advancing the research, education and public understanding of philanthropy is the mission of Giving USA Foundation, founded in 1985 by The Giving Institute.
Headquartered in Chicago, the Foundation publishes data and trends about charitable giving through its seminal publication, Giving USA, and quarterly reports on topics related to philanthropy. Published since 1956, Giving USA is the longest running, most comprehensive report on philanthropy in America.
Read more about Giving USA Foundation's history, as well as the history of Giving USA and philanthropy in the US in the Giving USA 2015 Spotlight: Celebrating Service to Philanthropy (available as a free download).
Giving USA 2016: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2015 will be released on June 14, 2016.
About Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy
Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy is the seminal publication reporting on the sources and uses of charitable giving in the United States.
Ways to Use Giving USA
The insight and information in Giving USA is often used by major donors, nonprofit executives and managers, fundraising professionals, financial advisors, foundation boards, and other decision makers to plan strategies and identify opportunities in charitable giving. Leaders in philanthropy rely on and consult Giving USA so they can act on the emerging challenges and trends affecting philanthropy and fundraising.