Research and analysis

Public trust and confidence in charities - 2005

Charity Commission study into public trust and confidence in charities.

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Public trust and confidence in charities - 2005

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This report was carried out to help the Commission better understand what gives the public trust and confidence in charities, and to develop a way of measuring how this changes over time.

The results show that:

  • most people believe charities make a positive difference and act for the public benefit
  • the trust that people have in charities should be monitored to make sure it doesn’t decline
Published 1 November 2005