Individual Connecticut residents donated $3.66 billion to charities in 2013 either through bequests after death ($352 million) or while alive.
Resources for further reading related to Giving in Connecticut, published December 2015.
Giving in Connecticut 2015 looks at charitable giving in Connecticut and by Connecticut grantmakers and residents (FYE 2013), including: individual giving through reported contributions, bequests made through estate giving, and foundation giving. Beyond the data, analysis about cross-sector collaboration, stories about funders making a difference, and quick facts about CCP members are also included.
"Giving in Connecticut: Philanthropy in the Nutmeg State," is the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy's (CCP) annual report on charitable giving. It includes key findings on individual and foundation giving (FYE 2012) with thoughtful interpretation of the data. You'll also find a Quick Facts sheet and the Top 100 Connecticut Grantmakers by Assets and Grants Paid.
Listings of the top Connecticut grantmakers by assets and total giving for FYE 2012.