Research, Reports, and Data on the Nonprofit Sector

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

Nonprofit Impact Matters

The story of the nonprofit sector, told from the nonprofit perspective for the first time.
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Note - see also our page listing state-specific surveys and other data on how the coronavirus pandemic and economic crisis are affecting nonprofits

State Nonprofit Economic Impact Reports

Reports from the National Council of Nonprofits

Notable Regularly Updated Reports on Philanthropy and the Nonprofit Sector

Sources of Research on the Nonprofit Sector

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