Americans respect non-profit sector

Americans respect non-profit sector

first_img Howard Lake | 17 June 2001 | News Americans respect non-profit sector You can download Taking the Pulse of Americans’ Attitudes Toward Charities as an Adobe Acrobat PDF. Find out more from Independent Sector.  14 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Americans respect the non-profit sector far more than politicians and companies, according to new research from Independent Sector.Americans respect the non-profit sector far more than politicians and companies, according to new research from Independent Sector. Their report, Taking the Pulse of Americans’ Attitudes Toward Charities, reveals that Americans expressed high confidence in nearly all charitable organizations such as youth development groups (72%) and human service agencies (68%). In contrast only 29% had high confidence in major corporations, 27% in federal government, and 22% in Congress.Nevertheless, many Americans still mistrust charities’ financial acumen: 32% of Americans believe that charities are wasteful in their use of donated funds. This is represents a slight improvement, as the figure stood at 39% in 1994. Advertisement About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img

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