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Understanding Trends in Poverty in the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area

May 31, 2012

In 2010, about one in eight residents (12.1 percent, or 280,000 people) in the Pittsburgh region had incomes below the poverty level, an increase of 8.5 percent since the Great Recession started in 2007. Although demographic factors such as the arrival of new immigrants and more single-parent households contributed to the growing number of people living at or near poverty, the economy was the driving force in changing poverty rates. What does this mean for our region and for the future of our nonprofit sector?

Nonprofit Leadership Development: A Model for Identifying and Growing Leaders Within the Nonprofit Sector

October 14, 2008

Offers step-by-step guidance on identifying future challenges, the core leadership competencies needed to meet them, and a pool of potential leaders; assessing their skills; and creating a tailored leadership development program with frequent feedback.

Recruiting and Retaining the Next Generation of Nonprofit Sector Leadership

January 1, 2004

Examines the attitudes and behaviors of young professionals towards the nonprofit sector, analyzes barriers that might inhibit talented workers from pursuing nonprofit sector careers, and identifies and assesses options to overcome those barriers.