Report: Charitable Giving Will Increase 5.7 Percent in 2014

Charitable giving is estimated to increase 5.7 percent during 2014, according to the latest report from the Atlas of Giving.

The 5.7 percent estimated increase in 2014 was revised from earlier predictions, which the company dubbed a “reduction.” The Dallas, Texas-based Atlas released its initial estimates for giving in 2013 and 2014 in January and estimated that giving increased 13 percent from 2012 and 8.3 percent compared to 2013. The company’s initial report pegged 2014’s increase at 4 percent but subsequent revisions could not be found on its site.

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