The economic impact of nonprofit organizations
Nonprofit Consultant Blog
OCTOBER 12, 2006
When you work in the nonprofit sector, you will occasionally speak to people who are a) shocked that you get paid to do "charity work" and b) act as if your work, while well-meaning and good, is an economic drain on the community. Among the findings: Nonprofits contribute more than $260 million ($242 million plus an additional $20 million impact on construction spending) annually to the county's economy. Nonprofits employ more than 2,700 county residents.