The GIV3 foundation is named for the idea of giving 3 per cent of one’s income to charity, a level far above where Canada stands today. Using tax-filer data from 2011, the foundation figured out charitable giving as a percentage of income by province, city – and even census tract.
Below is a chart listing the amount of charitable donations in cities across Canada, based on federal T1 tax filings showing the average donation level as a percentage of that community's per-capita income.
Percentage of income donated in T1 tax returns, by city
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