Explaining Trust in Canadian Charities: The Influence of Public Perceptions of Accountability, Transparency, Familiarity and Institutional Trust
作者: Megan M. FarwellMicheal L. ShierFemida Handy
作者单位: 1School of Social Policy and Practice, University of Pennsylvania
2Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto
刊名: VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, 2019, Vol.30 (4), pp.768-782
来源数据库: Springer Nature Journal
DOI: 10.1007/s11266-018-00046-8
关键词: TrustNonprofitCharityAccountabilityTransparencyFamiliarity
英文摘要: Abstract(#br)Public trust of nonprofits can augment social benefits of the nonprofit sector by enhancing engagement of the general population in the sector. This study analyzed cross sectional data collected from a random sample of Canadians ( n = 3853) to test the effects of respondents’ perceptions of financial accountability, transparency, and familiarity of charitable nonprofits, along with the effects of trust in key institutions on their general trust in charitable nonprofits. Results show that each factor (except for trust in government institutions) has a significant effect on the level of trust respondents had in charitable nonprofits. The study helps advance our understanding of what contributes to trust in charitable nonprofits among Canadians and offers suggestions on how...
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