Do you volunteer your time to work on behalf of any community or civic group, charity, youth sports program, school, religious organization, or activities of that nature?
Though it may not be representative of the entire year, approximately how many hours did you spend volunteering in the last 30 days?
Do you typically volunteer more hours, fewer hours, or about the same number of hours as you did in the last 30 days?
Are you currently an officer or board member for any of those organizations?
Do groups of your employees on behalf of, or in the name of, your business volunteer for community activities, charities, drives, and so forth?
Do you or your business provide in-kind contributions for community and civic groups or functions, charities, schools, and so forth? Examples might include a hose and water for a youth car wash, leftover food for a homeless shelter, meeting space for a local fund raiser, and excess inventory for r...
What is the estimated ANNUAL value of those in-kind contributions?
Do you think it would be more or less than $1,000?
Do you personally, or does your business make direct cash contributions to such groups or activities?
What is the estimated ANNUAL value of those direct cash contributions?
In terms of value, do you believe that in the last year you contributed more through your:?
(group assisted) Cultural or arts.
(group assisted) Religious.
(group assisted) Civic, such as local festivals, community promotion, Rotary, Lions, etc.
(group assisted) Health or disability.
(group assisted) Political causes or candidates.
(group assisted) Athletics or sports.
(group assisted) Education or schools.
(group assisted) Human services, including feeding and housing programs, and the Red Cross.
(group assisted) United Way or similar umbrella groups.
(group assisted) Environmental.
How important is your involvement in community activity to the success of your business?
How important is your involvement to creating a better business climate?
How important is it to making your community a better place?
How important is it to your personal satisfaction and fulfillment?
Volume 4, Issue 6, 2004
ISSN - 1534-8326
William J. Dennis, Jr.
NFIB Research Foundation
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