American Nonprofit Organizations – A Picuture From The Time Of Crisis
AbstractNonprofit organizations play important role in every democratic country. Their role is even bigger when given economy has to cope with different problems, because organizations support these spheres of social life that are neglected by the state. In this paper condition of American nonprofit sector between 2006 and 2009 is discussed. As a result of conducted analysis of The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University reports and information from The Internal Revenue Service it turns that, despite the crisis time, nonprofit organizations are in good shape. It is connected with a big engagement of almost the whole American society that supports organizations in financial way as well as giving time and work. Such big social support nonprofit organizations stems both from conviction, that this is a pattern of real American society, and from beneficial tax solutions.
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economic downturn; nongovernmental organizations; professionalization of the nonprofit sector; civil society; tax deduction; voluntary service;
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