Foundation and Operating Charity Investments Slightly Down in 2011
Two studies released by the Commonfund indicate that investment returns were slightly negative in FY2011 after rising in FY2010 and FY2009. It was the first time since FY2008 that foundations and operating charities reported negative returns.
Nonprofit jobs grow faster than business
Nonprofit jobs grew at an average rate of 2.1 percent a year from 2000 to 2010, compared to a decline of 0.6 percent a year for for-profit jobs, a new report says.