An international survey finds that international giving as a whole has risen, but has slightly declined in the US; only 5 of the G20 countries were on the top 20 most generous nations.
"Title: World Giving Index 2015: A Global View of Giving Trends
"Organization: Charities Aid Foundation
"Summary: Charitable giving increased worldwide in 2014 but fell in the United States, according to the sixth edition of a survey conducted by Gallup in more than 140 countries."--Drew Lindsay, The Chronicle of Philanthropy