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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

By on September 22, 2014

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


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


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

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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

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NEWS RELEASE | Nonprofits show job growth through decade of turmoil, but lose market share

By on January 19, 2012

The Center has released a new Nonprofit Economic Data Project report entitled “Holding the Fort:Nonprofit Employment during a Decade of Turmoil.” As the report shows, the U.S. nonprofit sector posted a remarkable 10 year record of job growth despite two


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

By on April 18, 2011

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


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