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The Center’s comprehensive database contains over 500 research products generated by our projects and staff.
 
In order to make it easy to find what you are looking for, we have divided our publications into 4 broad categories (International, U.S.-focused, Books, and News), with increasingly specific categories (e.g. by project) as you drill down. You can also search this database by country, global region, U.S. state, or keyword.
 

U.S. Publications (161) « Downloads

Sub-Categories: Listening Post Publications (42) | New Frontiers in Philanthropy Publications (17) | Nonprofit Economic Data Publications (65)

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  • Indiana: Nonprofit Employment (2005)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #22 | Kirsten A. Grønbjerg and Erich T. Eschmann. Published by Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs this report presents information on the size, composition, and distribution of paid employment in the private nonprofit sector in Indiana between 2000 and 2003. Additional yearly reports are available here.

  • Indiana: Nonprofit Employment Update (2011)
    Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs | Kirsten A. Grønbjerg, Kellie L. McGiverin-Bohan, Jacob Knight, Katherine Novakoski, and Virginia Simpson with Kristen Dmytryk and Jason Simons. Published by Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs this report demonstrates that the nonprofit sector is a major economic and social force in Indiana. Key findings include that the nonprofit share of the state’s employment base has increased to more than 9 percent and that nonprofits are prominent in some of Indiana’s key growth industries, like healthcare. Additional yearly reports are available here.

  • Indiana: Nonprofit Paid Employment in Social Assistance—Update Report, Indiana 1995-2018 (2020)
    Kirsten A. Grønbjerg and Anjali Bhatt. This report from Indiana University was prepared as part of an ongoing project on the Indiana Nonprofit Sector: Scope and Community Dimensions. This report is a joint product of The O’Neill School of Public & Environmental Affairs at Indiana University and the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. Published February 2020. Additional industry-level reports are available here.

  • Indiana: Recessions and Indiana's Nonprofit Employment (2014)
    Kirsten A. Grønbjerg and Alexandra Toledo, with Deb Seltzer. Using the methodology developed by our NED Project, this report from Indiana University shows the resilience and continued growth of the nonprofit sector in Indiana through the recent recessionary periods. Published February 2014. Additional yearly reports are available here.

  • Investment Capital: The New Challenge for American Nonprofits (2006)
    Listening Post Communiqué #5 | Lester M. Salamon with Stephanie L. Geller. Explores the special challenges nonprofit organizations face in generating investment capital and the degree of success they have had in overcoming them.

  • Leverage for Good: The New Frontier of Philanthropy, Advancing Philanthropy (Winter 2018)
    Advancing Philanthropy: Winter 2018 | Lester M. Salamon. In this article, published Winter 2018, Center Director Lester Salamon discusses innovations and developments taking place in philanthropy and social investing. The full issue of Advancing Philanthropy can be found here (paywall).

  • Leverage for Good: The New World of Social Purpose Finance, World Financial Review (November/December 2014)
    The World Financial Review, November/December 2014 | Lester M. Salamon. Published in the November/December issue of The World Financial Review, this article by Center Director Dr. Lester Salamon examines the remarkable changes taking place in social purpose finance today. This article draws on New Frontiers of Philanthropy: A Guide to the New Tools and Actors that are reshaping Global Philanthropy and Social Investment, edited by Lester M. Salamon (Oxford University Press, 2014), and Leverage for Good: An Introduction to the New Frontiers of Philanthropy and Social Investing, by Lester M. Salamon (Oxford University Press, 2014). Both books are available for purchase from Amazon or Oxford University Press.

  • Louisiana: Nonprofit Employment (2001)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #5 | Sarah Dewees and Lester M. Salamon. This report presents information on the size, composition, and distribution of employment in the private nonprofit sector in Louisiana as of the end of the year 2000.

  • Louisiana: Nonprofit Employment Update (2005)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #24 | Lester M. Salamon and Stephanie Lessans Geller. This report presents information on the size, composition, distribution, and growth of paid employment in the nonprofit sector in Louisiana as of the end of 2003, and updates an earlier analysis of nonprofit employment in Louisiana as of 2000.

  • Maine: Nonprofit Employment (2003)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #12 | Lester M. Salamon and Stephanie Lessans Geller. This report presents information on the size, composition, and distribution of paid employment in the private nonprofit sector in Maine as of the second quarter of 2002.

  • Maine: Nonprofit Employment Update (2010)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #34 | Lester M. Salamon and Stephanie Lessans Geller. New data on recent nonprofit employment trends in Maine demonstrate that the nonprofit sector remains a major economic engine in the state, increasing by nearly 2 percent between the fourth quarter of 2007 and the fourth quarter of 2008.

  • Maryland: Nonprofit Employment (2000)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #1 | Lester M. Salamon and Leslie C. Hems. This bulletin presents information on the size, distribution, and growth of the private nonprofit sector in Maryland as of the end of 1998.

  • Maryland: Nonprofit Employment Update (2002)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #9 | Sarah Dewees and Lester M. Salamon. This bulletin presents information on the size, distribution, and growth of the private nonprofit sector in Maryland as of the end of 2000.

  • Maryland: Nonprofit Employment Update (2003)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #11 | Lester M. Salamon and S. Wojciech Sokolowski. This bulletin presents information on the size, distribution, and growth of the private nonprofit sector in Maryland as of the end of 2001.

  • Maryland: Nonprofit Employment Update (2004)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #17 | Lester M. Salamon and Stephanie Lessans Geller. This bulletin presents information on the size, distribution, and growth of the private nonprofit sector in Maryland as of the end of 2002.

  • Maryland: Nonprofit Employment Update (2005)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #23 | Lester M. Salamon and Stephanie Lessans Geller. This bulletin presents information on the size, distribution, and growth of the private nonprofit sector in Maryland as of the end of 2003.

  • Maryland: Nonprofit Employment Update (2006)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #25 | Lester M. Salamon and Stephanie Lessans Geller. This bulletin presents information on the size, distribution, and growth of the private nonprofit sector in Maryland as of the end of 2004.

  • Maryland: Nonprofit Employment Update (2007)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #28 | Lester M. Salamon and Stephanie Lessans Geller. This bulletin presents information on the size, distribution, and growth of the private nonprofit sector in Maryland as of the end of 2005.

  • Maryland: Nonprofit Employment Update (2008)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #31 | Lester M. Salamon and Stephanie Lessans Geller. This bulletin presents information on the size, distribution, and growth of the private nonprofit sector in Maryland as of the end of 2006.

  • Maryland: Nonprofit Employment Update (2013)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #42 | Lester M. Salamon and Stephanie Lessans Geller. This bulletin presents information on the size, distribution, and growth of the private nonprofit sector in Maryland as of the first quarter of 2012, and examines the continuing growth of the sector amidst mounting competition from for-profit businesses.

  • Maryland: Nonprofit Employment Update - Enduring Impact of the Recession (2011)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #38 | Lester M. Salamon and Stephanie Lessans Geller. This bulletin presents information on the size, distribution, and growth of the private nonprofit sector in Maryland as of the end of 2010, and examines the continuing impact of the recession on the state's nonprofit sector.

  • Maryland: Nonprofits and Recessions - New Data from Maryland (2010)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #33 | Lester M. Salamon and Stephanie Lessans Geller. Demonstrating the nonprofit sector’s role as a critical counter-cyclical force, nonprofits accounted for all of Maryland’s private employment growth between 2007 and 2008. These data suggest that nonprofit employment in the current recession, at least in Maryland, is repeating a pattern we have discovered operating nationally in prior recessions.

  • Maryland: Nonprofits by the Numbers (12.2021)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #49 | Chelsea L. Newhouse. This bulletin, produced in collaboration with Maryland Nonprofits, presents key findings on the size, scope, and growth of the private state-wide nonprofit sector in Maryland as of 2017. See also: Maryland Nonprofits by the Numbers County and Regional Data Dashboard.

  • Michigan Hosts Roundtable on Nonprofit Investment Capital (2009)
    Stephanie Lessans Geller and Lester M. Salamon. Summarizes the findings of the second Listening Post roundtable on the Project’s 2006 Nonprofit Investment Capital Sounding. Discussion revolved around 2 main themes: how nonprofits can gain access to investment capital, and the impact of the current credit crisis on their ability to access investment capital now and into the foreseeable future.

  • Michigan: Nonprofit Employment (2010)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #36 | Lester M. Salamon, Stephanie Lessans Geller, S. Wojciech Sokolowski. This report presents the latest information on the size, composition, distribution, and growth of paid employment in the nonprofit sector in Michigan as of the second quarter of 2009. Also provides the first comprehensive analysis of changes in Michigan’s nonprofit employment not only over the past decade but also between 2007 and 2009—the period during which the state experienced increased economic stress as result of the severe national recession.


 

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