In 2013, human services organizations constituted the largest share of all public charities at 35.5 percent, but they received just 11.7 percent of all charitable contributions.
The status quo is not acceptable if nonprofits are expected to develop innovative solutions to meet today’s needs.
The datasets contain information that has been publicly available, but the machine-readable, ready-to-analyze format will enable innovation and more effective oversight of the sector.
Tax evasion schemes account for a small share of the sector, but high-profile leaks like Mossack Fonseca’s can solidify doubts about how charitable these organizations really are.
A closer look at Forms 990 and 990-EZ by sector reveals which types of nonprofits saw the biggest changes in revenue in 2014.
The outpouring of support after Katrina paved the way for a surge of nonprofits in New Orleans. But was this growth a sign of real sustainable change?
Foundation grants have potential to play a greater countercyclical role during tough economic times