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New Annual Report Shows Trends for Charitable Giving in America

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Despite the uncertain economy, Americans continue to be generous to charities. Donations rose to $298.42 billion in 2011, the highest since the Great Recession, although giving has not yet reached pre-recession levels.

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(US) 50 Top Community Minded Corporations Unveiled

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IBM and AT&T headlined the 50 corporations that were the most active in their communities, according to a list released by the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC), Points of Light (PoL), and Bloomberg LP.

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(US) Most Key Lawmakers for Nonprofits Win Re-Election

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Several Congressional candidates with key positions on committees that influence nonprofit policy won re-election Tuesday.

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US Wealthy Will Increase or Continue Charitable Donations According to New Study

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Wealthy U.S. investors plan to donate more to charity in the next three to five years or continue giving at current levels, and about half contributed to political campaigns last year, according to survey results released on Wednesday.

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US Veterans Charity Accused Of Squandering Millions

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The California-based charity came under scrutiny four years ago, when its founder and then-president was hauled before Congress to answer tough questions about his management of millions of dollars in private donations.

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