Nonprofit Research

Maryland Nonprofits plays a leading role in conducting sector research across the state and Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area. Our reports focus on improving the management practices of nonprofit organizations, and raising awareness about the sector’s impact.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS REPORT

The 2018 Salary Survey gives a picture of current employee compensation and benefits trends and practices in Maryland’s nonprofit sector. The report will help you establish salary and benefits packages for employees that are competitive and fair. 

2018 Nonprofit Salary Survey

2018 Nonprofit Salary Survey

KEY FINDINGS:

  • The gender pay gap persists. Organizations with larger revenues are more likely to have white, male CEOs. A majority of Maryland’s nonprofits are led by women, but they are compensated at a rate 14% less than their male counterparts.
  • Diversity of leadership is correlated with the size of organizational revenue. As organizational revenue increases, organizations are less likely to have a Black, Hispanic, or Latinx CEO.

 

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ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL IMPACT REPORTS

Studies exploring the economic and social impact made by nonprofit organizations, their service demand, operational, and financial challenges, and the philanthropic activity within the sector.

2018 Charles County Nonprofit Economic & Social Impact Study

2018 Charles County Nonprofit Economic & Social Impact Study

Commissioned by the Charles County Charitable Trust

KEY FINDINGS:

  • The nonprofit sector in Charles County provides over 2,300 jobs and directly adds more than $23 million annually to the county’s economy.
  • Rising demand for services: Nonprofits reported being less able to meet the demand for their services in 2017 than in the preceding year.
2016 Nonprofits Count Report

2016 Nonprofits Count Report

A joint report with the Center for Nonprofit Advancement.

KEY FINDINGS:

  • Nonprofits employ 1 out of every 10 workers in the region. That’s almost 650,000 workers in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia!
  • Nonprofits in the region contribute over $112.3 billion dollars per year to the economy through wages paid, retail and wholesale purchases, and professional service contracts, contributing 12.4 percent of the region’s gross domestic product.
Nonprofits by the Numbers Web Portal

Nonprofits by the Numbers Web Portal

Maryland Nonprofit Sector Data by County. 

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