Montana's Nonprofit Sector In Brief - 2013
Montana's nonprofit sector is a strong partner for Government and Business!
In collaboration with the Urban Institute's National Center for Charitable Statistics, the Corporation for National and Community Service, the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University, and the Montana Department of Labor, MNA has produced its fourth sector report which provides detailed information regarding the scale, scope and economic impact of Montana's charitable nonprofit sector including numbers and types of nonprofits, wages paid to 501(c)(3) employees in MT, sources of revenue, nonprofit focus areas, and individual philanthropic giving, volunteer data, and more.
Through this latest report, MNA aims to deepen public understanding of the nonprofit sector and educate policymakers, the media, and the general public regarding the role nonprofits play in furthering vibrant economies and healthy communities.
Report highlights include:
- Montana is home to 6,121 charitable nonprofits (not including foundations or religious congregations)
- 2,086 of Montana's charitable nonprofits paid wages to employees.
- 44,794 Montanans are employed by a 501(c)(3) organization.
- Montana's 2,086 charitable nonprofit employers contributed over $1.4 billion to Montana's wage base.
- Of the 7 population centers, Helena has the highest density of nonprofit organizations, with 15.49 501(c)(3)'s per 1000 residents.
- The average charitable contribution for itemizing taxpayers in Montana was $1,041 – about 2.3% of their incomes.
- 81% of operating nonprofits in Montana have budgets of less than $100,000.
2013 Sector Report - download
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