While Americans are considered to be among the most generous people globally, the economic turmoil has put even more pressure on donors and on nonprofit leaders. At the same time, millions of Americans say they want to make a difference and expect to work on causes bigger than themselves. Use this section of the Barna website to make sense of the challenges and opportunities in the nonprofit space.
June 28, 2012 – Many experts believe the world economy, weighed down by trouble in Europe and diminishing growth in China, is slowing down. A new public opinion survey by the Barna Group shows deepening economic concerns among American adults and increasing downward pressure on their charitable donations.
October 6, 2008 – A century ago, missionaries had to commit to years of service. With the comparative ease and affordability of travel, church and non-profit leaders now encourage a different form of congregational engagement: short-term mission trips.