SPECIAL REPORT
October 03, 2017

Special Report: How America Gives

The Chronicle examines giving trends nationwide through exclusive analysis of Internal Revenue Service data. See charitable-donation figures from every state, metropolitan area, and county.

Article
October 03, 2017

How America Gives Special Report: Breaking the Charity Habit

Fewer people are donating, a Chronicle analysis finds, and the implications for philanthropy are profound.

Data
October 02, 2017

How America Gives Data: Leaders and Laggards, Giving Opportunities, and More

The Chronicle analyzes data on giving rates, average donations, and the giving opportunity in every county and metro area.

Article
October 03, 2017

A Look at Whether Your Area Should Be Giving More

See how much more nonprofits in your geographic area would raise if their donors gave at national averages.

Article
October 03, 2017

Giving in the 50 Largest Metropolitan Areas

See the dollars donated — and the dollars that might have been donated — in America’s biggest cities.

Article
October 03, 2017

The Secret Sauce That Spiced Up Middle-Class Giving in New Orleans

Contrary to national trends, middle income workers have become the backbone of giving in the Big Easy, according to a Chronicle data analysis. Locals explain what made it happen.

Article
October 03, 2017

Growing Wealth in San Jose Doesn’t Always Work Out Well for Charity

Smaller groups are often overlooked by Silicon Valley’s wealthy. A case study with data from The Chronicle’s special report "How America Gives."

Article
October 03, 2017

Albany Charities Find It Hard to Tap Influx of Wealth

Nonprofits are looking at ways to get more from a broad spectrum of local donors. A case study with data from The Chronicle’s special report "How America Gives."

Article
October 03, 2017

Milwaukee Mines 'Untapped Promise' of Big Donors to Close Funding Gap

How the city boosted giving by identifying donors who were "giving way under their capacity." A case study with data from The Chronicle’s special report "How America Gives."

Article
June 20, 2017

2 Tech Giants Put Money and Silicon Valley Ideas to Work to Boost Giving

The Gates Foundation and the family fund of former Microsoft executive Jeff Raikes are working on different ways to encourage Americans, especially the wealthy, to give more.

Article
October 03, 2017

Share of Americans Who Give to Charity Shrinks, Chronicle Data Shows

Only 24 percent of taxpayers who itemize made charitable gifts in 2015, down from 30 percent a decade earlier. Wealthy taxpayers are filling the gap, but experts still see reason to worry.

Article
October 03, 2017

How The Chronicle Compiled the Data for How America Gives

The project analyzes the giving patterns of Americans with findings presented by state, county, and metropolitan area based on itemized tax-return data from the IRS.