Brief The Nonprofit Sector in Brief: Public Charities, Giving and Volunteering, 2009
Kennard Wing, Katie Roeger, Thomas H. Pollak
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This brief highlights trends in the number and finances of 501(c)(3) public charities, as well as key findings on private charitable contributions and volunteering, two vital resources to the nonprofit sector. Figures on giving and volunteering include the most recent data available. Data reported on the nonprofit sector are from 2007—a snapshot of the sector just before the U.S. economic recession.

Research Areas Nonprofits and philanthropy
Tags Charitable giving
Policy Centers Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy
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