The Nonprofit Almanac: what are the issues?

Lester M. Salamon

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Despite the issues raised here, the Nonprofit Almanac represents an extremely valuable addition to the source materials on the non-profit sector in the United States. The estimates of some of the key parameters of non-profit finances and employment provided in the Almanac represent an important contribution to research and information in this field. In addition, the Almanac does a good job of pulling together its own research findings with those already available and presenting them within the confines of a single, coherent volume. At the same time, however, the Almanac buries, or at least neglects to surface clearly enough, a number of very significant issues that could affect how the document is interpreted and used. As we have seen, some of these involve lack of clarity about methods and procedures and could presumably be remedied fairly easily. Others are more substantive. Whatever the source, however, it is important that these issues be clearly understood so that this extraordinary document can be put to its most effective use.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)163-172
Number of pages10
JournalVoluntas
Volume4
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1993

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Salamon, Lester M. / The Nonprofit Almanac : what are the issues?. In: Voluntas. 1993 ; Vol. 4, No. 2. pp. 163-172.
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