ISR Awards

Panel Study of Income Dynamics – 2011 Philanthropy Module (Wave 37)

The Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) is a longitudinal study since 1968 of a representative sample of U.S. individuals and the family units in which they reside. The study?s long-term span, innovative genealogical design, and comprehensive content have been critical to the fundamental understanding of a wide variety of key social science issues, including those involving life course effects. The main goal of this supplement is to collect approximately 3 ? minutes of content on philanthropy and volunteering from approximately 9,150 PSID families during wave 37 (2011), process, and disseminate the data within PSID?s publicly accessible data center ( This work will be co-funded through support received by other sponsors including the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS).