December 18, 2006

Generational Giving Habits

Here is a new analysis of generational giving habits. Be sure to read the footnote to the article explaining the $6,000 average.

BOSTON, December 7, 2006 - Baby Boomers report that they will give more to charity in 2006 than in 2005, with average total donations of $6,000. This is the highest level among all generations surveyed and about 20 percent higher than the overall donor average of $5,000, according to a new nationwide survey by the Fidelity® Charitable Gift FundSM 1, which is one of the nation's largest public charities and has the largest donor-advised fund program in the United States.2

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