First Look at 2011 Corporate Giving Finds Funding Returning to Pre-Recession Levels

The first analysis of 2011 corporate giving data, the most recent data available, reveals a majority of corporations worldwide have increased their giving year-over-year.  According to the annual Corporate Giving Standard (CGS) survey, conducted by the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP) in association with The Conference Board, companies are driving toward restoring corporate giving to pre-recession levels. On top of this overall growth, three major trends emerged from the 2009-2011 data: