Results for - Charitable donations dwindling amid COVID-19: survey

3,185 voters participated in this survey

A new survey says the effect the COVID-19 pandemic is having on charities is dire. The survey, conducted by the Angus Reid Insititute, shows that nearly 40 per cent of Canadians who have donated to at least one charity in the past two years say they’re giving less since March, when the COVID-19 pandemic hit.

Do you typically donate to charities?

1. Do you typically donate to charities?

Yes
55%
1,697 votes
No
45%
1,403 votes

2. If yes, have you donated to a charity since March?

Yes
37%
1,132 votes
No
34%
1,059 votes
Not Applicable
29%
909 votes

3. The survey found there is a majority feeling the federal government needs to help with policies such as donation matching, or direct grants to fill up shortfalls, which might encourage people to donate once again. Do you agree with this?

Yes
38%
1,185 votes
No
22%
667 votes
Undecided
40%
1,248 votes

4. Virtually all the typical charitable fundraising events have been cancelled this year, and even after going online in many cases, the effect has not been the same in terms of inspiring people to donate. Have you attended any online/virtual charity events?

Yes
11%
336 votes
No
89%
2,764 votes
09/22/2020 Money 3185 54 By: Tellwut

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