Category Archive: News Releases

NEW REPORT: The State of Global Civil Society & Volunteering – Latest findings from the implementation of the UN Nonprofit Handbook

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  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 have produced nonprofit satellite accounts. Please see the news release below. You can …

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NEW REPORT: What Do Nonprofits Stand For? Renewing the nonprofit value commitment

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.      

NEWS RELEASE This is a crucial time for nonprofits around the …

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Nonprofits Add Jobs in Maryland Despite Economic Downturn

Today, the Center’s Nonprofit Economic Data Project (NED) released the latest Maryland Nonprofit Employment Update, which examines nonprofit employment in Maryland during the current economic downturn. The report was produced as a joint product of the Center and Maryland Nonprofits.   The data examined for this report show that employment …

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Taxing the Tax-Exempt Sector—A Growing Danger for Nonprofit Organizations

One of the long-standing features of American law has been the principle that nonprofit charitable organizations should be exempt from taxation. However, a recent survey by the Johns Hopkins Listening Post Project found that a surprising number of the responding organizations are currently paying fees, taxes, or payments in lieu of taxes (PILOTs) to …

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Counting the Volunteers the World Counts On

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 of volunteer work in their countries.   The Manual, drafted by the Johns Hopkins Center …

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