Charity 2017

Back in 2012, I intended to start an annual post during “giving season” about where I was donating as a way to a) encourage donations to those places and b) to make myself accountable for donating each year. While I have been donating each year, posting about it hasn’t been done anywhere near annually.

Figuring out how much to donate is tricky, and I mostly go with my gut. I tend to be more generous with money than with time, which maybe isn’t great. I’ve also had the strange problem over the past two years that some of my donation checks have never been cashed, causing me to drop some charities. As a percentage of pre-tax income, I’ve done a bit better this year, maybe around 4%. My list of targeted charities continues to expand as well:

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