Over half of American donors (55%) plan to maintain the same level of charitable giving in the fourth quarter, despite market uncertainty, according to a survey by the Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund, the largest donor-advised program nationally.
Charitable giving is of key interest to wealthy investors. Fidelity spokeswoman Teri Ginsburg said Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University figures showed 98% of high-net-worth individuals made charitable donations back in 2007, and their philanthropic behavior hasn’t changed.
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