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For twenty-something white women, 81% of the fertility decrease is due to declining marriage rates

The recession has accelerated a long-term decline in the proportion of married white, black, and Latina women in their twenties.

Source: 2015, Millennial Childbearing and the Recession
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In 2012, 96% of gains in charitable giving were offset by losses in giving

In 2012, 96% of gains in charitable giving were offset by losses in giving

Gains of $769 million from new, current, and previously lapsed donors were nearly canceled out by losses of $735 million.

Source: 2013, 2013 Fundraising Effectiveness Survey Report
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2012: 12.1 million kids affected by parental unemployment & underemployment

2012: 12.1 million kids affected by parental unemployment & underemployment

Only 36 percent of kids with unemployed parents live in families receiving unemployment insurance.

Source: 2013, Unemployment from a Child’s Perspective
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Federal spending is projected to increase by $1.4 trillion over the next decade 

growth in federal spending

Children’s programs will receive only 2 cents of every dollar of this projected increase. 

Source: 2015, Kids’ Share 2015: Report on Federal Expenditures on Children Through 2014
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Only 43% of donors who gave to nonprofits in 2009 gave to the same organizations in 2010

Only 43% of donors who gave to nonprofits in 2009 gave to the same organizations in 2010

Donor retention is key; prospecting for new donors is expensive, and communicating with existing donors is usually much cheaper.

Source: 2013, Donor Retention Matters
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Texas has just one immigrant legal-aid nonprofit for every 41,250 undocumented clients

Texas has just one immigrant legal-aid nonprofit for every 41,250 undocumented clients

Nationally, at least 684 nonprofits provide some form of legal aid to immigrants; if reform passes, that won’t be enough.

Source: 2013, Immigrant Legal-Aid Organizations in the United States
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