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Economic impact of nonprofits on North Texas

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Robert Francis
Robert is a Fort Worth native and longtime editor of the Fort Worth Business Press. He is a former president of the local Society of Professional Journalists and was a freelancer for a variety of newspapers, weeklies and magazines, including American Way, BrandWeek and InformatonWeek. A graduate of TCU, Robert has held a variety of writing and editing positions at publications such as the Grand Prairie Daily News and InfoWorld. He is also a musician and playwright.

Economic Impact of the Nonprofit Sector in North Texas

• There are 28,105 nonprofits registered in the 16 counties that make up North Texas. (State of the Sector 2012, CNM) • Of those nonprofits, 23,327 (83%) have budgets of $100,000 and less, but there are also 511 nonprofits in North Texas with budgets over $5 million. (State of the Sector 2012, CNM) • Nonprofits in North Texas serve a variety of missions with 28% serving Human Services, 22% are religion-related/spiritual development and 19% serve education. (State of the Sector 2012, CNM) • 102,154 people are employed by nonprofits in North Texas, 3.15% of all private employment (Johns Hopkins Nonprofit Employment Data Project) • Nonprofits in North Texas reported $27.2 billion in revenue and $178.7 billion in assets. (State of the Sector 2012, CNM)  

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