Online giving U.S.: most popular causes 2017

The statistic shows the most popular causes for online giving in the United States from February 2017 to February 2018, by total amount donated. In 2017, about 89 million U.S. dollars were donated online for causes related to human services.

Most popular causes supported via online giving in the United States in 2017

Total amount donated in million U.S. dollars
Human Services89
Health Care39.9
International, Foreign Affairs & National Security31
Youth Development30.9
Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking Foundations29.6
Housing & Shelter23.6
Food, Agriculture & Nutrition22.4
Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy21.7
Community Improvement & Capacity Building20.6
Arts, Culture & Humanities20.5
Voluntary Health Associations & Medical Disciplines19.8
Public & Societal Benefit19.2
Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness & Relief16.8
Crime & Legal-Related14.7
Mental Health & Crisis Intervention12.3
Recreation & Sports11.3
Medical Research10.9
Science & Technology2.39
Social Science1.88
Mutual & Membership Benefit0.84
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Release date

March 2018


United States

Survey time period

February 2017-February 2018

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