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T H E

N U M B E R S

Nonprofits:

Mid-South philanthropy at a glance. NUTS & BOLTS2 5,200 — number of nonprofits in the Mid-South. $14 billion — combined assets of Mid-South nonprofits.

$1.7 billion — annual nonprofit payroll. 45,000 — people employed in the nonprofit sector in Memphis MSA.

$19.39 — average per hour, nonprofit wage in Memphis MSA. 250,000 — volunteers. 29 million — hours of volunteer service provided. $620 million — value of volunteer service hours. 300 — hours per month 40 percent of large ILLUSTRATION BY DREAMSTIME

organizations spent on grants management.

FOCUS1 39% — human services. 35% — children and youth. 29% — advocacy. 28% — education. 15% — youth services. 58% — primarily serving low-income and/or

LENGTH OF TIME IN SERVICE2

CRITICAL NEEDS2

improve/increase programs/services offered.

20% — 20-60 percent of their budget comes

PERSONNEL

6% — 60 percent-plus of their funding comes

86% — nonprofits with fewer than 50

from government grants or contracts.

full-time employees.

20% — gross annual revenues of

86% — use volunteers. 30% — those with volunteers providing more than

no more than $250,000.

34% — availability of jobs. 26% — strong, well-performing schools. 23% — affordable housing. 22% — job training. 21% — access to healthcare. 20% — crime reduction/public safety. 17% — access to cultural opportunities. 17% — childcare/after-school care. 15% — availability of public transportation. 15% — mental health services. 13% — access to healthy food. 13% — recreational opportunities. 11% — senior care. 9% — substance abuse services. 3% — availability of commercial

33% — gross annual revenues

goods and services.

disadvantaged populations.

CHANGE2 72% — nonprofits facing increased service demand in FY 2014 (slightly down from 74 percent in 2013 and 2012). 62% — say fundraising results were better in FY 2014 than 2013. 54% — added new programs/services. 53% — expanded existing programs/services. 53% — increased number of people served. 48% — partnered with another organization to 1

20% — more than 50 years. 31% — between 25 and 50 years. 38% — between five and 25 years. 10%+ — less than five years.

FUNDING1 38% — receive no funding from government grants or contracts. 26% — up to 20 percent of their budget comes from government grants or contracts. from government grants or contracts.

20 percent of their labor.

between $250,000 and $1 million.

33% — expect their number of employees

39% — gross annual revenues between $1 million and $10 million.

to increase this year.

63% — organizations with a female executive director. 13% — executive directors are of a

7%+ — gross annual revenues of more than $10 million.

racial or ethnic minority.

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1 Source: 2014 Tennessee Nonprofit Compensation Survey by Watkins Uiberall

Source: Inside the Mid-South Nonprofit Sector, 2014, by the Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence

2

*Percentages are based on the number of survey respondents.

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