Thursday, January 08, 2015

Nonprofit Employment Actually Grew During The Recession: Report

Nonprofit Employment Actually Grew During The Recession: Report: "Nonprofits are becoming an increasingly vital aspect of the American economy, new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows.

For the first time, the bureau has released jobs data regarding charitable organizations, as Trib Live Media reported. It found nonprofit employment, standing at 11.4 million jobs in 2012, is the third largest by sector when compared to all industries in the U.S. It comprised 10.3 percent of all non-government jobs."

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Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Community Foundations Embrace Impact Investing

Community Foundations Embrace Impact Investing: "That’s one of the conclusions of  A New Anchor Mission for a New Century, a report recently produced by Takoma Park, Md-based Democracy Collaborative. The authors studied 30 foundations  focused on  two areas, which sometimes overlap–impact investing and economic development."

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