National Nonprofit Day is dedicated to caring people who know the challenges charitable organizations face. Their work is most valued because millions around the world need help. In order for specialists to provide to all those in need, the assistance of others is necessary.
According to statistics, 1.8 million organizations are registered in the United States, each of which plays a crucial role in the development of society. These are, for example, affordable housing, medical care, legal assistance, education, etc. The list is endless.
National Nonprofit Day was proposed by Sherrita J. Herring in 2017. Since then, public attention has been drawn to it. The date was not chosen by chance – it was on August 17, 1894, that the Tariff Act was signed, which exempted the non-profit sector from paying taxes.
- Most donations occur at the end of the year. Moreover, the amounts have increased over the past 10 years;
- A quarter of the population of America is registered at volunteer centers;
- Mobile devices facilitate voluntary contributions – more than 10% of transactions are made through devices;
- Non-profit organizations make a significant contribution to the US economy.
How to take part
The easiest way to celebrate National Nonprofit Day is to volunteer and help those around you. If possible, support organizations financially.
Tell people about emerging problems, start blogging, and attract more caring hearts!
Study the problems of your city, communicate with the population, and create your own relief group.
When is National Nonprofit Day celebrated in 2024?
National Nonprofit Day is observed on August 17 each year.