Each year, religion receives the largest proportion of charitable support. In 2016, that represented $122.94 billion, more than twice the amount given to the next highest nonprofit sector, education, which received $59.77 billion.
View a recording of the The Giving Institute and Giving USA Foundation's 2017 Gurin Forum, "The Impact of Religion on Philanthropy." During this November 2017 webcast, expert panelists discussed the important changes occurring in America's religious environment and their impact on philanthropy. They explored the trends revealed in the Giving USA Special Report, "Giving to Religion," available on GivingUSA.org.