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The Geography of Charitable Giving

And the gifts from Jay Boeding at Iowa Public Television keep on 'giving!'

Jay passed along an interesting story on charitable giving. We encourage you to share this with your development colleagues.

Here is the story in Jay's own words:

Morning Edition had a story recently about a study by the Chronicle of Philanthropy on charitable giving based on geography. Here's a link to the story:
http://www.npr.org/2012/08/20/158947667/study-reveals-the-geography-of-charitable-giving 
Here's a link to the study: http://philanthropy.com/section/How-America-Gives/621/
Check out the cool interactive maps!: http://philanthropy.com/article/Interactive-How-America-Gives/133709
If you check out nothing else, see how your neck of the woods ranks with the interactive maps! Some fascinating discussing in the philanthropic community on the conclusions from this study...perhaps worth a share with your development folks.   

Thanks for keeping us in know, Jay!