Ohio Gives

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.

Key Findings

$8.57 billion - Total Ohio Giving (up 6% from 2016)

$6.4 billion - Total Individual Giving (up 7%)

$1.78 billion - Total Foundation Giving (up 8%)

$388 million - United Way and Other funder giving (down 6%)


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Publication date: April 2020