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Sep 7, 2011

The Value Of A Nonprofit Job

In the past months I have urged economic development folks to realize the huge economic impact that the nonprofit sector can have and to view preservation or expansion of nonprofit jobs as equal in value to preservation and expansion of for-profit employment.  The national association for nonprofits, Independent Sector, has echoed the same theme.  See in the article posted below a summary of their efforts and the petition drive they are promoting nationally.  It goes without saying that state and local economic development programs need the same urging.

Read the full article by Suzanne Perry, “Campaign Urges Obama to Include Nonprofits in Jobs Plan,” on The Chronicle of Philanthropy.