Research Report Nonprofits and the Federal Budget Crisis
Bob Boisture
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As the backbone of civil society, nonprofits have a duty to try to prevent the nations broken budget process from undermining public confidence in our democratic process. They also have a strong self-interest in doing so since the budget crisis threatens their ability to advance their particular missions. The nonprofit sector is uniquely equipped with the resources and core competencies to lead a large-scale public education and advocacy campaign in support of bipartisan budget reform. This is not a call for conservatives and progressives within the nonprofit sector to suspend the ideological debate over the size and role of government, but rather a call for them to cooperate in creating an honest and responsible framework for this debate.
Research Areas Economic mobility and inequality Nonprofits and philanthropy
Tags Fiscal policy
Policy Centers Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy