The only decline was for areas related to international affairs.The biggest increase was in giving to foundations up 15.5 per cent. That surge was driven by large gifts from major philanthropists to their own foundations including $1 billion from Dell Technologies CEO Michael Dell and his wife, Susan, and $2 billion from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan.Other sectors with increases of more than 6 per cent included education, health, arts and culture, environment and animal welfare, and public society benefit organizations groups which work on such issues as voter education, civil rights, civil liberties and consumer rights.Despite the record setting total, Americans level of generosity is no higher than it was decades ago. For 2017, giving by individuals represented 2 per cent of total disposable income down from 2.4 per cent in 2000 and the same as the rate in 1978.
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