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Charitable Giving in Connecticut Hits New High of $5B

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06/12/2018

NEW HAVEN, CT -- Charitable giving rose by 11 percent to reach $5 billion in 2015, the most recent year for which data is available, according to the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy. In a report released Tuesday, the council said giving increased across three tracked sources: individuals, bequests and foundations. The majority of Connecticut’s charitable giving in 2015 came from individual donations —both traditional giving and bequests — which rose 76 percent to $3.81 billion.

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CT Charitable Giving Jumps 11% to Record High

Release Date: 
06/12/2018

HARTFORD, CT -- Despite a slow decline in the number of Connecticut foundations and individuals making charitable donations and grants, giving rose 11 percent to a record $5 billion in 2015, the most recent for which data is available, the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy (CCP) said Tuesday. The approximately $500 million increase follows a dip of 3.2 percent the year prior.

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