Have you ever wondered how many non-profit organizations there are in Virginia or how many people in Virginia are involved in non-profits? An interesting article today in the Richmond Times-Dispatch shares some statistics on this subject. Some of the highlights (from a study using data from 2005) are that:
- One in seventeen employees in Virginia work for a non-profit;
- Non-profit employees in Virginia earned more than $8.2 billion in wages;
- In 2005, there were 10,414 non-profit organizations in Virginia (and that number is growing), with the highest number of employees in non-profits working in hospitals.
For more information on starting your own Virginia non-profit, check out our Virginia non-profit section.