Saturday, November 21, 2020

Independent Sector: Health of the U.S. Nonprofit Sector

DownloadIndependent Sector has published a report titled Health of the U.S. Nonprofit Sector (free sign-up required to access).  Here is the Snapshot of the report's findings provided by IS:

  • Nonprofits make up 5.5% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
  • In 2019, Americans gave $450 billion to charity, but the number of donors continued a downward trend, declining by 3%
  • Nonprofits make up 7% of total workforce and 10% of private workforce
  • 59% of U.S. public trust nonprofits to do what is right
  • Voters contacted by nonprofits turn out at rates 11 percentage points higher than comparable voters
  • 7% of nonprofits are estimated to close due to the pandemic and almost 1 million nonprofit jobs have been lost

Lloyd Mayer

https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/2020/11/independent-sector-health-of-the-us-nonprofit-sector.html

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