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Comparative Nonprofit Sector

THE COMPARATIVE NONPROFIT SECTOR PROJECT (CNP) is the largest systematic effort ever undertaken to analyze into the scope, structure, financing, and impact of nonprofit activity around the world.

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About CNP

THE COMPARATIVE NONPROFIT SECTOR PROJECT (CNP) is a systematic effort to analyze the scope, structure, financing, and role of the private nonprofit sector in countries around the world in order to enrich our understanding of this sector, and to provide a sounder basis for both public and private action towards it.   …

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Project Team

PROJECT TEAM. The Center team works with the project’s Local Associates around the world to gather data, apply the definition, and disseminate the results in the form of Working Papers. The Center team produces cross-national comparisons by integrating the newly-generated data into our master dataset that includes results from all 40+ countries that …

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CNP Publications

COMPARATIVE NONPROFIT SECTOR PROJECT PUBLICATIONS. The following is a comprehensive, alphabetized list of CNP publications, including comparative data, several books, and more than 60 published working papers written or edited by Center Staff and Local Associates. The project’s primary publications are Global Civil Society, Dimensions of the Nonprofit Sector, Volumes I …

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