Tuesday, 22 January 2013

Irish still donate despite recession - The Irish Times - Mon, Jan 21, 2013

Irish still donate despite recession - The Irish Times - Mon, Jan 21, 2013

Irish people are willing to consider giving more time or money to charity despite the recession, new research has found. But they are put off by bank charges, “chuggers” and chief executives’ salaries.

The study, carried out by Pathfinder Research for the Forum on Philanthropy and Fundraising, also found people prefer to give to charities that have a “tangible vision and outcome”.

Barriers to giving included financial uncertainty, bank charges, a lack of connection with the cause, and charities not being open about administration costs and chief executives’ salaries...
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