New Report Shows High percentage of Children in the U.S. Live in Low-Income Families

Children represent 24 percent of the U.S. population, but they account for 34 percent of all Americans in poverty, according to the report Basic Facts about Low-Income Children, published in January 2013 by the National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP). According to the NCCP, the percentage of children living in low-income families is on […]

Not-for-Profit Executives Make Large Profits

Nonprofit executive compensation is rising at a rate higher than the rate of inflation, according to an article from the Huffington Post. The article uses data from the¬†September report from the Chronicle of Philanthropy. Median base pay for executives at the largest charities and foundations increased 3.8 percent in 2011 to $429,512, while the rate […]

Nonprofits a Major Source of Employment Growth

According to a new report from the Johns Hopkins Institute for Policy Studies, nonprofit organizations are major employers and major sources of employment growth in countries throughout the world.¬† The report uses data from the United Nations Handbook on Nonprofit Institutions, which was developed by the Johns Hopkins Institute for Policy Studies in cooperation with […]