A few of these came as a surprise to me. Folks! What is it about these states that make them the least philanthropic? If you live or have lived here, leave a comment and tell us your thoughts.

5. NEW MEXICO: Giving $719 per taxpayer



4. NORTH DAKOTA: Giving $672 per taxpayer



3. WEST VIRGINIA: Giving $662 per taxpayer




2. VERMONT: Giving $662 per taxpayer



1. MAINE: Giving $612 per taxpayer


For a more positive perspective, check out the 5 Most Philanthropic States