Revision of the UN Nonprofit Handbook underway

  In 2002, the Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies partnered with the United Nations Statistics Division and an international team of statistical experts to develop the first Continue reading »

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Italy releases nonprofit census data, shows tremendous sector growth

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    Recently released data from the Italian National Institute for Statistics (ISTAT) 2011 Census of Nonprofit Institutions shows that the country is home to more than 300,000 nonprofit organizations, which represents a remarkable 28 percent increase since the …

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NEWS RELEASE | A “win-win” solution for transforming the philanthropic landscape of the world

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   With the resources and capabilities of governments and private charity barely growing or in decline around the world, yet the problems of poverty, ill-health, and environmental degradation ballooning daily, it is increasingly clear that new energies, and new resources, are urgently needed to …

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NEWS RELEASE | Two new books from Lester Salamon explore the revolution under way on the frontiers of philanthropy and social investment

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Oxford University Press and Lester Salamon Announce Two New Books: NEW FRONTIERS OF PHILANTHROPY and LEVERAGE FOR GOOD 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Chelsea Newhouse

  With the resources of both governments and traditional philanthropy barely growing or in decline while the problems of poverty, ill-health and …

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New data on volunteering in Italy

  Italy is the latest country to implement the ILO Manual on the Measurement of Volunteer Work, allowing the Italian National Institute of Statistics (Istat) to collect national-level data on the amount and character of volunteering in Italy.   The survey found that 12.6 …

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Two important volunteering policy developments

by Megan Haddock, Johns Hopkins University

 

In recent months, there have been two important developments in volunteering policy that will impact the ongoing efforts to highlight volunteer labor in Europe and around the world.   First, the International Labour Organization (ILO) has officially …

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NEW REPORT | Westchester County Nonprofits: A Major Economic Engine

    Today, we are pleased to release a new report highlighting the crucial role played by nonprofits in New York’s Westchester County.   The report, produced by our Nonprofit Economic Data Project in collaboration with Nonprofit Westchester with funding from the Continue reading »

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Beating the Odds: The Center in 2013

  According to Viking tradition, Loki, the uninvited 13th guest at a banquet of gods in Valhalla, orchestrated the assassination of Balder the Beautiful, the god of joy and goodness. Reflecting this and similar stories, folkloric traditions around the world have long attributed a pall of misfortune to the number 13.   Fortunately, our …

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Meet Dr. Yuanfeng Zhang, Fall 2013 International Philanthropy Fellow

  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 U.S. nonprofit, philanthropic, and voluntary sector. Since its inception in …

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Meet Tatsuaki Kobayasi, 2012-2013 International Philanthropy Fellow

  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 U.S. nonprofit, philanthropic, and voluntary sector. Since its inception in …

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Nonprofits are: EMPOWERING

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 …

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Philanthropication thru Privatization: A way to build charitable assets?

  By Center Director Lester Salamon   I had the good fortune to be called out by name recently by celebrated Economist Magazine columnist Matthew Bishop for having put together his “dream conference” combining his “two favorite themes: privatization and …

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

 

  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 take to get us there.   …

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

    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 take to get us …

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Nonprofits are: ENRICHING

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

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