Staff | Advisor.ca
While two-thirds of Canadians say they’re comfortable with their charitable contributions, 30% say they should be doing more, finds a poll by the Angus Reid Institute and CHIMP: Charitable Impact Foundation. What’s driving this gap between intention and action? A lack of financial means is a major factor for some. But legitimacy of the charity (54%) and doubt about whether dollars are effectively spent (58%) also loom large in the decision to give or not.