Ohio Gives

View a snapshot of the latest Ohio giving trends by funders, individuals and foundations
Grantmaking foundations serve a major part of Ohio’s philanthropic landscape, providing more than three-quarters of all donations that charities receive. Take a deeper dive into how foundations give.


Ohio has a strong tradition of charitable giving, starting with the creation of the first community foundation in the world as well as thousands of private foundations, federated funds and corporations as well as millions of individuals. Each year, Philanthropy Ohio researches, analyzes and presents the most recent data on Ohio’s individual and organizational giving in our Ohio Gives report.

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Key Findings

$7.98 billion - Total Ohio Giving

$5.85 billion - Total Individual Giving - 73% of all donations

$1.67 billion - Total Foundation Giving - 21% of all donations

$460 million - United Way and Other funder giving - 6% of all donations