Myths About Who Donates to Nonprofits

Myths About Who Donates to Nonprofits

One would think that a recession would make people more tight-fisted. But IRS data shows the opposite. For example, during the Great Recession, individuals and households dug down deeper and contributed more to charity. Even though there was a sharp decline in both household income and household wealth from 2006-2012, there was an uptick in charitable donations of 2.7% during this period.

Eric Bryant, July 17, 2019

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