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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Humanitarianism in Crisis

Categories: Afghanistan,Arab,Charity/Nonprofits,Conflict Resolution,Democracy/Peace,East Europe,Iraq

http://www.usip.org/files/resources/Humanitarian_Crisis.pdf

Discusses the loss of effectiveness and increased threats to aid workers resulting from the linking of relief and humanitarian organizations with political and military organizations.  Discusses six causes for the post-Cold War politicizing of humanitarian efforts in areas of conflict such as the former Yugoslavia, Afghanistan, Iraq and recently the Arab world.  From the United States Institute for Peace

 

Giving: White Paper

Categories: Charity/Nonprofits,Great Britain,Volunteering

http://www.official-documents.gov.uk/document/cm80/8084/8084.pdf

British government proposals for stimulating charitable donations and volunteer work.  Parliamentary Command Paper Cm 8084

 

Haiti Relief Donations Qualify for Immediate Tax Relief

Categories: Charity/Nonprofits,Haiti,Taxes

http://www.irs.gov/newsroom/article/0,,id=218678,00.html

Press release explaining tax ruling that allows income tax deductions on 2009 tax returns for cash donations to Haiti Earthquake relief made between January 11 2010 and March 1 2010. From the Internal Revenue Service.

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.

Wages in the Nonprofit Sector: Healthcare, Personal Care, and Social Service Occupations

Categories: Charity/Nonprofits,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/opub/cwc/cm20090123ar01p1.htm

Third in a series of articles comparing the average hourly earnings of full-time workers in private nonprofits, private industry as a whole, and state/local governments. From the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Wages in the Nonprofit Sector: Management, Professional and Administrative Support Occupations

Categories: Charity/Nonprofits,Income/Poverty,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/opub/cwc/cm20081022ar01p1.htm

Compares the wages of management, selected professional and administrative support workers in nonprofit organizations with those of their counterparts in private industry as a whole, State government, and local government. From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

FY2005 Federal S&E Obligations Reach over 2,400 Academic and Nonprofit Institutions.

Categories: Charity/Nonprofits,Govt Finance,Science/Technology,Statistics

http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/infbrief/nsf07326/nsf07326.pdf

Federal agencies obligated $28.4 billion to academic institutions for science and engineering activities in fiscal year 2005, an increase of 3.8% in current dollars over FY2004 spending. From the National Science Foundation.

Federal Science and Engineering Support to Universities, Colleges, and Nonprofit Institutions, FY 20

Categories: Charity/Nonprofits,Education-Higher,Science/Technology,Statistics

http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/nsf07316/pdf/nsf07316.pdf

Data on federal funding to individual institutions of higher education for science and engineering activities and facilities. From the National Science Foundation

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