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  • New England states make more, give less, annual survey of charitable giving finds

    11/10/2004 11:19:20 AM PST · by chambley1 · 20 replies · 900+ views
    Duluth News Tribune ^ | 11/10/04 | LAURA WALSH
    HARTFORD, Conn. - Connecticut ranks first when it comes to making money - but joins New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Rhode Island at the bottom of an annual index of charitable giving. The Catalogue for Philanthropy's 2004 Generosity Index showed Mississippi, for the eighth straight year, as the nation's most giving state. It was followed by Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Alabama and Tennessee. The survey is based on residents' average adjusted income and itemized charitable donations reported on 2002 federal tax returns, the latest year available. The index does not take into account non-itemized giving or volunteering, said Carol Schofield of the...