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2016 Giving Report

Insights into Fidelity Charitable donors and the different ways they give

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As more people use donor-advised funds to plan their giving, their impact on the charitable sector has grown. The 2017 Fidelity Charitable Giving Report is a snapshot of our nearly 150,000 donors and how they give.

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The geography of giving

Which cities are the biggest supporters of education? What is the difference between charitable support in Boston and Dallas? We look at charitable sector support across 30 metro areas and profile what giving looks like in different cities.

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Did you know?

Donor-advised funds are the fastest-growing way to give in the United States. Find out why people are using them.

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What does giving $3.5 billion to charity look like?

See how the collective impact of one community of donors is changing philanthropy.

Additional insights

Future of Philanthropy

Our report explores how trends in philanthropy are impacting donors and the directions philanthropy may move in the future.

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Donor stories

Articles and videos featuring Fidelity Charitable donors and the different ways they use their Giving Accounts to make a difference.

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The Giving Gap

Some donors are increasingly using charitable giving vehicles, but many are not aware such tax-efficient methods for giving exist.

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All you need is your Social Security number and, when you're ready, a $5,000 minimum donation.

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