By Ruth O’Kelly-Lynch
A comprehensive survey is being done to examine philanthropy on the Island for the first time.
The Centre on Philanthropy, with support from the Donor Forum, have started The Giving Survey, which will gather a complete picture of charitable donations in 2005.
The survey will examine the level of donations and distribution of funds as well as the level of satisfaction with donations.
Executive director for The Centre on Philanthropy Pamela Barit Nolan said the study would enable the Centre to identify areas for collaboration and education. It will also outline where and how corporate funds, time and resources are being dispersed"