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Key Facts on US Foundations 2014

Publication date: 
Saturday, November 1, 2014

According to the new edition of Key Facts on U.S. Foundations, the country's 86,192 foundations held $715 billion in assets and distributed a record $52 billion in 2012. This annual research study estimates 2013 giving at $54.7 billion and the outlook for 2014 is for growth to continue ahead of inflation, with independent and family foundations growing at a higher rate than other types of foundations. Key Facts on U.S. Foundations is the primary publication documenting the overall size of the U.S. foundation community and providing perspective on the giving priorities of the nation's largest foundations.

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