Posts Categorized: Economic growth

Current Challenges in the Nonprofit Sector

Nonprofit organizations in the United States constantly struggle with operational and financial challenges. Speculation about the common challenges faced by our nation’s nonprofits is abound, but what do the concrete statistics say? The BDO Institute for Nonprofit Excellence recently released a report from its survey of 105 nonprofits that reveals the current challenges nonprofits are …

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Nonprofit Growth Outpaces For-Profits 50:1

March 20, 2014 Posted by Arthur Rieman in Economic growth, Jobs, News

Those of us who work in the nonprofit sector sometimes point out that nonprofits employ 10% of the of American workers. But did you know that the growth in nonprofits during the last decade exceeded that of for profits by a ratio of 50:1? According to the Urban Institute, between 2001 and 2011, the number …

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