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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • New York Capital Region Nonprofits: A Major Economic Engine (2017)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #44 | Lester M. Salamon and Chelsea L. Newhouse. This bulletin presents data on the scope and scale of the nonprofit sector in New York’s Capital Region—Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren, and Washington Counties— and how it changed between 2003 and 2013, revealing that not only is it the single largest "industry" in the region in terms of employment, but that it has shown remarkable resiliency through two recessionary periods, contributing 90% of all job growth during the study period. Produced in collaboration with New York Council of Nonprofits, Inc.

  • New York: Westchester County Nonprofits: A Major Economic Engine (2014)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #42 | Lester M. Salamon and Stephanie Lessans Geller. This bulletin presents data on the scope and scale of the nonprofit sector in New York's Westchester County, and how it changed between 2003 and 2013, revealing that not only is it the single largest industry in the county in terms of employment, but that it has shown remarkable resiliency through two recessionary periods. Produced in collaboration with Westchester County Nonprofits.

  • Nonprofits: America's Third Largest Workforce (2018)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #46 | Lester M. Salamon. Drawing on research data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics developed from its comprehensive Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages, this report brings the story of U.S. nonprofit employment up-to-date through 2015. Unlike previous reports in this series, this report presents projected estimates of overall nonprofit employment nationally and by individual states and 1,893 of the country’s approximately 3,100 counties, in addition to breakdowns by field at the national and state levels.

  • North Carolina: Nonprofit Employment (2005)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #19 | Lester M. Salamon and Stephanie Lessans Geller. This report presents information on the size, composition, distribution, and growth of paid employment in the private nonprofit sector in North Carolina as of the second quarter of 2003.

  • Ohio: Nonprofit Employment (2004)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #15 | 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 Ohio as of the second quarter of 2002.

  • OVERVIEW: Nonprofits Continue to Add Jobs in the Current Downturn, but Rate of Job Growth Falters
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #37 | Lester M. Salamon, Stephanie Lessans Geller, and S. Wojciech Sokolowski. This document presents the initial analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data describes recent changes in U.S. nonprofit employment, compares these to for-profit employment, and looks at growth patterns by state and by nonprofit field. The full report entitled "Holding the Fort: Nonprofit Employment during a Decade of Turmoil" is available here.

  • Pennsylvania Nonprofits: A Major State Industry (2017)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #45 | Lester M. Salamon and S. Wojciech Sokolowski. This bulletin presents data on the scope and scale of the nonprofit sector in Pennsylvania and how it changed between 2007 and 2012, revealing that not only is it the single largest “industry” in the state in terms of employment, but that it showed remarkable resiliency during the most recent recessionary period.

  • Pennsylvania: Nonprofit Employment (2005)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #18 | Lester M. Salamon and Stephanie Lessans Geller. This report presents information on the size, composition, distribution, and growth of paid employment in the private nonprofit sector in Pennsylvania as of the second quarter of 2003.

  • South Carolina: Nonprofit Employment (2001)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #6a | Sarah Dewees and Lester M. Salamon. This report presents information on the size, composition, and distribution of the private nonprofit sector in South Carolina as of the end of the year 2000.

  • Texas: Nonprofit Employment (2003)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #10 | 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 Texas as of the end of the year 2000.

  • Texas: Nonprofit Employment Update (2007)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #27 | Lester M. Salamon and Stephanie Lessans Geller. This report presents information on the size, composition, distribution, and growth of paid employment in the private nonprofit sector in Texas as of the second quarter of 2004, and updates an earlier analysis of private nonprofit employment in Texas covering 2000.

  • Texas: Nonprofit Employment Update (2010)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #35 | Lester M. Salamon and Stephanie Lessans Geller. This report presents information on the size, composition, distribution, and growth of paid employment in the private nonprofit sector in Texas as of the second quarter of 2008, and updates two earlier analyses of private nonprofit employment in Texas covering 2000 and 2004.

  • Texas: On the Verge - Value and Vulnerability of Austin's Nonprofit Sector (2015)
    This report from Greenlights, including data from our Nonprofit Economic Data Project, examines the state of Austin’s nonprofit sector, detailing its size, scope and economic value, which has assets approaching $10 billion. It finds that, while some organizations are on the verge of breakout success, sector-wide and organizational challenges have left others on the verge of shutting down. Also available on the Greenlights website here.

  • Virginia: Virginia's Nonprofit Sector - An Economic Force (2008)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #32 | Lester M. Salamon, Stephanie Lessans Geller, S. Wojciech Sokolowski. This report focuses on six major topics: 1. the overall size of Virginia’s nonprofit sector – the number of organizations and their expenditures, assets, and number of workers; 2. the distribution of this nonprofit activity by field, region, and size of organization; 3. the sources of nonprofit revenue; 4. The extent of recent nonprofit growth; 5. the resulting changes in the “market position” of nonprofit providers; and 6. the relative wage levels of nonprofit and for-profit employers.

  • Virginia: Virginia's Nonprofit Sector - Shaping the economic, cultural, and social landscape (2012)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #41 | Lester M. Salamon and Stephanie L.. Geller. This report updates the 2008 report "Virginia's Nonprofit Sector: An Economic Force." The report includes the data on the overall size of Virginia’s nonprofit sector; the distribution of this nonprofit activity by field, region, and size of organization; the sources of nonprofit revenue; the extent of recent nonprofit growth; the resulting changes in the “market position” of nonprofit providers; and the relative wage levels of nonprofit and for-profit employers. Data is from 2000-2011. This version was revised on 12.12.2012 to reflect a correction to Figure 3.5.

  • Washington DC: Nonprofit Employment (2005)
    Washington DC: Nonprofit Employment (2005) Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #20 | Lester M. Salamon and Stephanie Lessans Geller. Published in the Nonprofit Roundtable of Greater Washington’s report The Business of Doing Good in Greater Washington: How the Nonprofit Sector Contributes to the Region’s Economy, this report presents information on the size, composition, and distribution of paid employment in the private nonprofit sector in the greater Washington region as of the end of the second quarter of 2003.

  • West Virginia: Nonprofit Employment (2001)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #2 | Sarah Dewees and Lester M. Salamon. This report presents information on the size and distribution of the private nonprofit sector in West Virginia as of the end of 1999.

  • What Nonprofit Wage Deficit? (2002)
    The Nonprofit Quarterly, pp. 61-62, Winter 2002 | Lester M. Salamon. Compares nonprofit and for-profit wages in industries in which both sectors are significantly engaged. The result is that the real culprit in the apparent wage disparity is industry mix, not nonprofit status. Nonprofit workers actually have higher average wages than for-profit workers in industries in which both are extensively engaged.

  • [News Release] Nonprofits a surprising bright spot in national jobs picture (2010)
    News release | 2 September 2010. Based on data from 21 states, this 2010 Labor Day news release shows that nonprofit employment actually grew by an average of 2.5 percent per year between the second quarter of 2007 and the second quarter of 2009, the worst part of the recent recession. Includes tables on additional findings.


 

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