Government Subsidies to Non-profit Organisations and its Impact on Private Donations: Regional and Subsector Models

  • Marie Hladká Masaryk University, Faculty of Economics and Administration
  • Vladimír Hyánek Masaryk University, Faculty of Economics and Administration
Keywords: Crowding in, Crowding out, Non-profit Organization, Non-profit Funding, Public Subsidies, Regionalism, Subsector


Government subsidies to the non-profit sector are a significant source of income for non-profit organisations. One significant impact of these subsidies is on the changing scope of private giving. The objective of this paper is to use a regression model to test whether government funding in the Czech Republic encourages private gifts and large amounts of government funding discourages gifts. However, rather than focusing on aggregate data sources, this study examines how these impacts vary among regions and sub-sectors. These models help explain why studies conducted in the past frequently differed and were inconsistent in their findings.

Author Biographies

Marie Hladká, Masaryk University, Faculty of Economics and Administration

Assistant Professor

Vladimír Hyánek, Masaryk University, Faculty of Economics and Administration

Associate Professor


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