Statement on the Passing of Dr. Lester Salamon

Statement on the Passing of Dr. Lester Salamon

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In response to the passing of Dr. Lester Salamon, Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies, National Council of Nonprofits President and CEO Tim Delaney released the following statement:

“The nonprofit community lost a visionary, a champion, and a dear friend last week with the passing of Lester Salamon. The public knows so much more about the charitable sector thanks to the dogged work of Lester, who refused to accept “we don’t have that data” as a valid answer. His career was dedicated to telling the nonprofit story through data, and the robust details we take for granted today are testimony to his tremendous success.”

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