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2006 Charitable Contributions by Type of Recipient Organization

(in billions)

Type of organization Amount contributed Percent
Total $295.02 100.0%
Religion 96.82 32.8
Education 40.98 13.9
Human services 29.56 10.0
Health 20.22 6.9
Foundations1 29.50 10.0
Unallocated giving $26.08 8.8%
Public-society benefit 21.41 7.3
Arts, culture, and humanities 12.51 4.2
Environment/animals 6.6 2.2
International affairs 11.34 3.8
NOTE: All figures are rounded. Total may not be 100%.
1. Estimate.
Source: Giving USA Foundation/Giving USA 2007.

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