Most of these charitable contributions are made from October to December, known as the “giving season” in the nonprofit sector.
The recent election means the stakes are even higher.
As a result, it may be increasingly necessary for charities to step up and raise more money to support these key policy areas.
One factor in understanding people’s decisions to donate to charity is how much money each potential donor has.
Yet, the effect of wealth on charitable giving is not always clear.
In recent research, two colleagues and I tried to find out what makes a person more likely open his or her wallet.