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Earl Gregg Swem Library

An Overview of the Nonprofit and Charitable Sector

Categories: Charity/Nonprofits

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R40919.pdf

Provides a formal definition of the nonprofit sector, discusses the size and scope of the sector, examines how charities are funded, and concludes with an examination of the relationship between nonprofits and the government.