Independent Sector regularly releases quarterly and annual reports that serve as an evolving and growing resource of data, analysis, and recommendations about key areas powering more than 1.8 million U.S. nonprofits. This most recent report provides an analysis of data highlighting the nonprofit economy and human capital. Recommendations cover research, practice, and policy.
Race and disability are inextricably linked. In the United States, 61 million adults, or 26 percent of the adult population, have a disability.
Independent Sector, in partnership with Edelman Data & Intelligence, released a third annual report of exclusive survey findings that explore the nuances of trust in American nonprofit, philanthropic organizations, and other institutions. The report also provides recommendations on how we can do better.
Building trust has been a key part of philanthropy for years for lean funders. Nevertheless, since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, trust and strong relationships have taken on an even greater significance.
Federal legislation passed last year has made a record amount of public funds available.
Independent Sector regularly releases Health of the U.S. Nonprofit Sector reports – an evolving and growing resource of data, analysis, and recommendations about key areas powering more than 1.8 million U.S. nonprofits.
The Council on Foundations’ 2022 Grantmaker Salary and Benefits Survey is now open and your participation is needed. Maryland Philanthropy Network is once again partnering with COF to encourage our members to participate. Members who complete the survey receive a FREE copy of the national report—a $598 value! Since 1980, the Grantmaker Salary and Benefits Report has provided the sector with the most comprehensive data on staff composition and compensation in the United States. Grantmakers rely on this annual report to inform budgeting, talent recruitment and retention strategies, and personnel policies and practices.
At a time when democracy is being challenged, both at home and abroad, finding avenues to support an inclusive and multiracial society has become tantamount.
American democracy is under siege in three key areas: