Wealth and Giving White Paper

December 31, 2017

High net-worth households with incomes greater than $200,000 or assets that exceed $1MM represent over three percent of all households in the US. Yet this small population of affluent households has an enormously disproportionate impact on giving, as they account for approximately two-thirds of all household charitable contributions.

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Taronga Conservation Society Australia

Taronga and Western Plains Zoos care for 4000 animals from over 350 species, provide conservation messages to over 1.5 million visitors and conservation education to over 100,000 school students annually. The Zoos also conduct a huge range of conservation research, breeding and in situ projects from Antarctica to Mongolia and throughout Australia and Asia, while providing wildlife health services to thousands of native animals each year.

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Jump on Board: High-performing not-for-profit boards in fundraising

whitePaper | February 5, 2020

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whitePaper | March 3, 2022

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whitePaper | February 11, 2020

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Taronga Conservation Society Australia

Taronga and Western Plains Zoos care for 4000 animals from over 350 species, provide conservation messages to over 1.5 million visitors and conservation education to over 100,000 school students annually. The Zoos also conduct a huge range of conservation research, breeding and in situ projects from Antarctica to Mongolia and throughout Australia and Asia, while providing wildlife health services to thousands of native animals each year.

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