Lester Salamon

Jan 7, 2011

Nonprofits not satisfied on tech use

Nonprofits are doing a good job keeping up with technological change but still are not satisfied with their current level of information technology, a new survey says.

Jul 19, 2010

Nonprofits running on empty

Nonprofits and their employees are “stretched to the breaking point” by the troubled economy, and although adapting to the strain and digging deep to address rising demand for services, they need some relief to sustain their work, a new report says.

Jan 20, 2010

Maryland sees nonprofit job growth

Despite the onset of the recession, nonprofit jobs in Maryland grew 2.7 percent, outperforming the for-profit sector’s 3.3 percent job loss, a new study says.

Sep 16, 2009

Rising health costs plague nonprofits

Health-insurance expenses are a top concern for most nonprofits, and the share of organizations providing no health benefits is increasing, a new study says.

May 5, 2009

Nonprofit lobbying seen as underfunded

A lack of resources and a reluctance to offend board members and donors prevent many nonprofits from engaging in advocacy efforts, a new report says.

Mar 6, 2009

Nonprofit construction projects stall

An estimated $166 billion worth of ‘shovel-ready’ construction projects have been temporarily shelved as U.S. nonprofits scramble to cut costs, a new study says.

Mar 5, 2009

Nonprofits rally sector to serve

Leaders representing tens of thousands of nonprofits are calling for the sector to partner with government, business and the faith community to revitalize the ‘citizen sector’ during the economic crisis.

Jan 20, 2009

Effort aims to map global volunteering

To better understand and promote volunteerism worldwide, guidelines are set to be published this fall outlining how to measure the contributions of volunteers.

Sep 3, 2008

Nonprofits retool to lure ‘millennials’

Charities are targeting younger workers by emphasizing mission and by reshaping work and benefits, a new study says.