Monday, May 23, 2016
U.S. Trust Study Says the Rich Feel Strongly About Giving to Improve Society
Most wealthy Americans say they want to contribute to society in a meaningful way, and many believe that institutions outside of the government have the best chance of solving tough social and environmental problems, according to a study by the U.S. Trust, which surveyed people with $3 million or more in investable assets.
With nearly three-quarters giving money to nonprofits and causes and 61 percent volunteering their time, skills, or services to charities, rich individuals are showing their confidence in the nonprofit world.
Among the other findings...