Posts Tagged: Giving green paper

How can we get society to become more generous?

Earlier this month, lots of varied and purposeful responses to the
government’s Giving Green Paper were published.

It was funny to see them. I’ve known that meticulous work
has been done on them by various sector bodies I have been in regular touch with for a few months now, and it was really interesting to finally be able to see
their thoughts.

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Can people be nudged into giving more?

Tucked away on page 19 of the government’s green paper on giving are two short sentences that speak volumes.

“We know that tax reliefs for charitable giving provide incentives for donors and support to charities more generally”, it says. “We will review the relationship between financial incentives and giving.”

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