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Fruition and the Future: The Center in 2017

By on December 21, 2017

Dear Friends and Colleagues:   2017 may well go down as one of the most productive and significant years in the history of our Center. Indeed, as we reflect on our work over this past eventful year, two words come

Statement from Lester Salamon on the recent events in Baltimore

By on May 1, 2015

A number of you have been kind enough to express concern about the health and safety of all of us at the Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies following the reports of violence and looting in Baltimore earlier this

Beating the Odds: The Center in 2013

By on December 19, 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

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

The Center’s 12 gifts of 2012

By on December 19, 2012

It has been another busy and productive year for the Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies. We have expanded the base of knowledge about nonprofit organizations in the U.S. and around the world; gathered our Philanthropy Fellows family for

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 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.

GuideStar Helps Expand Reach of Listening Post Project Survey on the Nonprofit “Value Proposition”

By on March 15, 2012

Those of us in the nonprofit sector know that what we do matters. But have you ever felt unable to effectively communicate the unique contributions of your organization, or feel as though those outside our field don’t really understand the

The Center’s 11 Intriguing Discoveries of 2011

By on December 15, 2011

To mark the end of 2011, CCSS staff have gathered eleven of the most interesting and illuminating findings and ideas generated by our work during the year. While you’re here, please be sure to explore our brand new website, including

NEWS RELEASE | Counting the Volunteers the World Counts On

By on March 29, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Johns Hopkins University Center for Civil Society Studies announced today the release of a new manual to help statistical agencies around the world track the amount, type and value