The New York Times Was Wrong to Abandon Philanthropy – Pablo Eisenberg

The New York Times Was Wrong to Abandon Philanthropy – Pablo Eisenberg – The Chronicle of Philanthropy

What is surprising about this turn of events is that it comes at a time when nonprofits have been heralded as an increasingly important force that can offset the negative impact of dwindling government funds, both federal and state. The number of nonprofit organizations has grown enormously in the past two decades, as has the number of foundations, which now tops 76,000. With its workers representing 11 percent of the work force and 5.4 percent of the economy, it seems like nonprofits warrant additional journalistic attention, not less.

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