The State of General Operating Support in Minnesota and Beyond

Source: Philanthropy Potluck Blog 11/13/2012

(Nov. 13, 2012) — Grantmakers can invest in the health, growth and effectiveness of their nonprofit partners by providing them with general operating support, in addition to or instead of more restricted program or capital support. Recently, the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) took a close look at national trends in general support in their research brief The State of General Operating Support (PDF). NCRP compared the latest available data on a sample of 906 large grantmakers’ average giving from 2008-2010 to a previous 2004-2006 sample. It found that foundation giving to support the general operations of nonprofits increased through the recent recession, but the share of foundation dollars classified as providing this vital type of funding remains the same, at about 16 percent.

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