The non-profit world continues to be integrated into the fabric of an American culture and business environment but faces a bit of unknown future. Too much duplication of services and blending between for-profit and non-profit exist. The philanthropy sector is consistently overlooked but employs over 12.3 Million people (as of 2016). New ways of philanthropy, non-profit management, and administration or technology exist to make giving flexible, fast, and easier online!
Non-profits employ roughly 10% of all workers in America and have contributed to job growth over the last decade. During this time, nonprofits outpaced for-profit job growth by almost 4 to 1.
What does this mean for the sector and philanthropy specifically? As the sector continues to grow and mature, below are some trends to keep an eye on and consider.