Friday, December 21, 2012

#DYK These Facts About The Nonprofit Sector?


As reported in the Chronicle of Philanthropy, the newly published Nonprofit Almanac 2012, has a wealth of data on the nonprofit sector including:
  • The nonprofit workforce grew by 2 million (>17%) from 2000 to 2010.
  • There is 1 nonprofit in America for every 175 Americans.
  • From 2000 to 2010 the number of charities grew 46.5% to 958,740.
  • 4% of nonprofits in America have expenses of $10 million. They account for more than 85% of the spending.
  • Private giving as a percentage of the national income was 2.27% in 2010. That’s down from 2.57% in 2000.
  • From 2000 to 2010, Idaho (71%), Nevada (71%), Utah (69%), Georgia (69%) and South Carolina (64%) experienced the greatest increase in the number of charities.
  • International charities saw the greatest increase in total revenue from 2000 to 2010.
  • The number of Environmental & Animal charities increased the most from 2000 to 2010

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