Insights & Analysis

The National Council of Nonprofits champions, connects, and informs nonprofits across the country. We identify emerging trends, share proven practices, and promote solutions that benefit charitable nonprofits and the people and communities they serve. On this page, you can find the latest editions of our free e-newsletters, articles on trends and emerging issues, and reports & data.

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Featured reports and resources

  • Nonprofit Workforce Shortages: A Crisis That Affects Everyone

    While job vacancies in the government and business sectors may cause disappointment, the lack of adequate nonprofit staffing means the public suffers delayed or complete loss of needed services.

  • Nonprofit Impact Matters: How America’s Charitable Nonprofits Strengthen Communities and Improve Lives

    The story of the nonprofit sector, told from the nonprofit perspective for the first time.

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