Posts By: Chelsea Newhouse

Chelsea Newhouse

Chelsea Newhouse is the Communications Associate for the Center for Civil Society Studies. Chelsea joined the Center in 2008 and currently manages all aspects of the Center’s websites; publication and multimedia production and design; new and traditional media outreach; and serves as the point of contact for media inquiries. Chelsea can be reached at chelsea.newhouse@jhu.edu.

Meet Dr. Yuanfeng Zhang, Fall 2013 International Philanthropy Fellow

By on December 9, 2013

The Johns Hopkins International Fellows in Philanthropy Program is a highly-selective program that welcomes one or two researchers from outside the U.S. to spend one or more semesters at our Center to conduct independent research on an aspect of the

Meet Tatsuaki Kobayasi, 2012-2013 International Philanthropy Fellow

By on December 3, 2013

The Johns Hopkins International Fellows in Philanthropy Program is a highly-selective program that welcomes one or two researchers from outside the U.S. to spend one or more semesters at our Center to conduct independent research on an aspect of the

Nonprofits are: EMPOWERING

By on November 6, 2013

This post is one in a series exploring each of the seven attributes – being productive, empowering, effective, enriching, reliable, responsive, and caring – revealed in the Listening Post’s Nonprofit Values Survey in detail. Please visit the Nonprofit Values overview

SAVE THE DATE: A discussion about the Future of Nonprofit America in NYC

By on July 22, 2013

On October 29th, please join us at the Foundation Center in New York as Center Director Lester Salamon hosts a panel discussion about where the nonprofit sector is heading, what its best path forward might be, and what it will

SAVE THE DATE: A discussion about the Future of Nonprofit America in Washington, DC

By on July 22, 2013

On October 17th, please join us at the Aspen Institute in Washington DC as Center Director Lester Salamon hosts a panel discussion about where the nonprofit sector is heading, what its best path forward might be, and what it will

Nonprofits are: ENRICHING

By on May 6, 2013

This post is one in a series exploring each of the seven attributes – being productive, empowering, effective, enriching, reliable, responsive, and caring – revealed in the Listening Post’s Nonprofit Values Survey in detail. Please visit the Nonprofit Values overview

Productive, Responsive, and Caring: Highlighting 3 Nonprofit Values

By on April 8, 2013

In December of 2012, we released a major report highlighting seven values that nonprofit leaders agreed were vital to the sector. This report was based upon a survey of 1500 nonprofit organizations around the U.S. conducted by our Listening Post

NEWS RELEASE | The State of Global Civil Society & Volunteering – Latest findings from the implementation of the UN Nonprofit Handbook

By on March 11, 2013

  Today, we are happy to announce the release of our new report, “The State of Global Civil Society and Volunteering – Latest findings from the implementation of the UN Nonprofit Handbook,” which compares data from the 16 countries that

New international comparative data from the implementation of the UN Nonprofit Handbook

By on March 8, 2013

On Monday, March 11, we will be releasing our newest data comparing the nonprofit sectors in 16 countries. This data is the result of the implementation of the United Nations Handbook on Nonprofit Institutions in the System of National Accounts.

Nonprofits are: RESPONSIVE

By on March 4, 2013

This post is one in a series exploring each of the seven attributes – being productive, empowering, effective, enriching, reliable, responsive, and caring – revealed in the Listening Post’s Nonprofit Values Survey in detail. Please visit the Nonprofit Values overview

The Nonprofit Sector in Maryland: An update

By on February 28, 2013

Today, the Center is pleased to release an update on nonprofit employment in our home state of Maryland. The report, produced by our Nonprofit Economic Data Project in cooperation with Maryland Nonprofits, finds that the nonprofit sector in the state

Nonprofits are: CARING

By on February 12, 2013

This post is one in a series exploring each of the seven attributes – being productive, empowering, effective, enriching, reliable, responsive, and caring – revealed in the Listening Post’s Nonprofit Values Survey in detail. Please visit the Nonprofit Values overview

Nonprofits are: PRODUCTIVE

By on January 10, 2013

This post is one in a series exploring each of the seven attributes – being productive, empowering, effective, enriching, reliable, responsive, and caring – revealed in the Listening Post’s Nonprofit Values Survey in detail. Please visit the Nonprofit Values overview

Center Director Lester Salamon on the State of Nonprofit America and the Need for Renewal

By on December 12, 2012

On October 5th, 2012, Center Director Lester Salamon delivered a keynote speech, “The State of Nonprofit America and the Need for Renewal,” at the Nonprofit Issues Forum in Atlanta, Georgia.   His presentation drew on the recently published second edition

NEWS RELEASE | New Report: What Do Nonprofits Stand For? Renewing the nonprofit value commitment

By on December 6, 2012

Today, we are happy to announce the launch of our report on the core values of the nonprofit sector. You can download the report here and read our background post here.   For Immediate Release   This is a crucial

What makes nonprofits special?

By on November 27, 2012

Nonprofit organizations are under assault today as perhaps never before, with consequences that could be profound for the future of these organizations and for those they serve. The most prominent example of this has been proposals to reduce or cap

Nonprofit employment in Illinois

By on October 23, 2012

A new report on the economic and employment impact of nonprofit organizations in Illinois shows that the sector is, in fact, the fourth largest employer in the state, representing over 517,000 jobs. In producing this report, we also found that

Ideas we took home from Lisbon | Reflections from the 2012 Philanthropy Fellows Conference

By on August 28, 2012

This is one of a series of posts by participants reflecting on the 21st Johns Hopkins International Fellows in Philanthropy Conference in Lisbon, Portugal.   From the 4th to the 6th of July, over twenty Johns Hopkins International Fellows in

Beyond the economic crisis: Portugal’s arts and culture adaptation | Reflections from the 2012 Philanthropy Fellows Conference

By on July 26, 2012

This is one of a series of posts by participants reflecting on the 21st Johns Hopkins International Fellows in Philanthropy Conference in Lisbon, Portugal.     From the 4th to the 6th of July, over twenty Johns Hopkins International Fellows

Live from Lisbon: the JHU 2012 International Fellows in Philanthropy Conference

By on July 3, 2012

The 2012 Johns Hopkins International Fellows in Philanthropy Conference, “Arts and Economic Crisis: Opportunities for the Third Sector?” convenes at 9:00am GST tomorrow, 4 July, in Lisbon!   We’re excited to be able to offer a livestream of the full

Announcing the 3rd edition of America’s Nonprofit Sector: A Primer

By on June 28, 2012

The new, fully-revised third edition of Center Director Lester Salamon‘s vital text “America’s Nonprofit Sector: A Primer” has been issued by the Foundation Center. It can be ordered here.   This new edition uses the most recent data on the

EVMP Phase 1 Wrap-up Conference: ISTAT announces implementation in 2013 | Rome | 19 April 2012

By on June 26, 2012

This post was added to the Center’s blog on 29 June 2015 as part of a wind-down of the standalone European Volunteer Measurement website. ____________________________________     Over 100 people participated in the EVMP Phase 1 Wrap-up Conference held in

EVMP Phase 1 Wrap-up Conference: ILO Manual Implementers Discuss the State of the Art | Rome | 19 April 2012

By on June 26, 2012

This post was added to the Center’s blog on 29 June 2015 as part of a wind-down of the standalone European Volunteer Measurement website. ____________________________________     Representatives of 6 European national statistical institutes and EVMP partners discussed progress in

2012 Fellows Conference: Meet host Jorge Barreto Xavier

By on June 22, 2012

From July 4-6 the Center will be joining forces with colleagues from Portugal to convene the 21st Johns Hopkins International Fellows in Philanthropy Conference. The topic is “Arts & Economic Crisis: Opportunities for the Third Sector?” Our local partner, and

Announcing the 2012 Philanthropy Fellows Conference

By on April 16, 2012

We are happy to announce that we have partnered with the Centro de Investigação e Estudos de Sociologia at the Instituto Universitário de Libsoa (CIES-IUL) to bring the 21st convening of the International Fellows in Philanthropy Conference to Lisbon, Portugal.