Center Publications


Through its publications, Web site and e-newsletters, the Center provides timely, valuable information about the non-profit subjects that matter most.

Members have exclusive access to additional articles and resources.


A sampling of available offerings:

Charities, Election-Year Advocacy and Voter Education Non-Profits CAN Lobby!
An Economic Force Salary/Compensation Survey
Eight Tips to Involve Your Board in Fund Raising Thinking of Forming a Non-Profit - English
Hiring, Firing Risk Management Thinking of Forming a Non-Profit - Spanish
Insurance Overview for New Jersey Non-Profits NJ Non-Profits 2016: Trends and Outlook
Just What is a Non-Profit, Anyway NJ Non-Profits 2015: Trends and Outlook
Tips for Making Informed Giving Decisions Enhancing Programs and Services for New Jerseyans by Improving Government/Non-Profit Contracting


Non-Profit Survey 2016 Cover2016 New Jersey Nonprofit Trends and Outlook

New Jersey non-profits face rising demand for services with funding that does not keep pace. This poses challenges to their ability to provide needed programs and services, according to the New Jersey Non-Profits 2016: Trends and Outlook, the annual survey report released by the Center for Non-Profits. Learn more by reading the press release and the explanation of the potential impacts at our blog.

 

 

 


Red Tape Testimony 2015 Cover2015 Report and Recommendations to the Red Tape Review Commission

In September 2015, an alliance of representing non-profit and provider organizations asked the Red Tape Review Commission, chaired by Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno, to assist with developing and implementing reforms to help ease the “stranglehold” of burdensome government contracting procedures that threaten their ability to provide services in their communities. Represented by the Center for Non-Profits, the organizations endorsed Enhancing Programs and Services for New Jerseyans by Improving Government/Non-Profit Contracting, comprehensive recommendations to streamline and improve the rules and procedures by which government contracts for services with non-profit organizations. Learn more by downloading the full report or reading the press release.


Non-Profits Can Lobby!
Think public charities can't be active in public policy? Think again! Click here for an overview of the IRS regulations governing lobbying by 501(c)(3) public charities. Download now


NPSurvey2015 Cover2015 New Jersey Nonprofit Trends and Outlook

New Jersey non-profits continued to show incremental improvements in their circumstances compared with the previous year, but rising demand for services and limited funding continue to pose challenges to their ability to provide needed programs and services, according to a New Jersey Non-Profits 2015: Trends and Outlook, the annual survey report released by the Center for Non-Profits. Learn more by downloading the FREE full report or by reading the press release.

 

 


NPSurvey2014 Cover2014 New Jersey Nonprofit Trends and Outlook

New Jersey non-profits reported some modest signs of improvement in their circumstances compared with one year ago, but rising demand for services and flat or uncertain funding streams continue to create a cautious outlook for 2014. Learn more by downloading the FREE full report or by reading the press release.

 

 


Past Year's New Jersey Nonprofit Trends and Outlook Reports

2013 NJ Non-Profit Trends & Outlook Cover 2012 NJ Non-Profit Trends & Outlook Cover 2011 NJ Non-Profit Trends & Outlook Cover 2010 NJ Non-Profit Trends & Outlook Cover 2009 NJ Non-Profit Trends & Outlook Cover

An Economic ForceNew Jersey's Non-Profit Sector: An Economic Force, 2009-10 Edition
This concise pamphlet uses clear graphs, tables and text to draw a picture of New Jersey's non-profit community -- its size, geographic distribution, needs, strengths. Our sector IS an economic force, building a better New Jersey every day.
This update made possible thanks to the generous support of PSE&G. 
Download now

 

 




Hiring, Firing, & Risk ManagementHiring, Firing & Risk Management: Employment Law for New Jersey Nonprofits
This updated, comprehensive reference book is an essential resource for non-profit employers and would-be employers. Members receive a 50% discount
More details and a printable order form (PDF) now available online. Order yours today!

 

 

 

 

 


Salary Survey2012 Non-Profit Salary Surveys

  • New Jersey Specific Report
  • National Report

More than a reference, this working tool is structured according to actual tasks to help you:

  • Determine the most competitive salary level for each position to support recruitment and retention
  • Understand how your organization’s pay levels compare with others in your state
  • Track changes in nonprofit pay levels and trends from one year to the next
  • Provide hard data to support your salary structure recommendations

Members and survey participants are entitled to DEEP discounts. Contact the Center to receive your discount code.

More information and to purchase either survey



Thinking of Forming a Non-Profit?Thinking of Forming a Non-Profit? What to Consider Before You Begin –
This booklet explains the basics of what a non-profit is and portrays a realistic picture of what is involved in getting a new non-profit up and running. The booklet also provides information specific to faith based and religious institutions.
Available in English and Spanish. More information.
 

 





Piensa en Formar una Organizacion sin Fines de Lucro?¿Piensa en Formar una Organización sin Fines de Lucro? Este folleto explica los conceptos básicos de lo que significa sin ánimo de lucro y presenta una imagen realista de los trámites para establecer una nueva organización sin fines de lucro. El folleto también ofrece información específica para las instituciones religiosas. 
Más detalle.
Si necesita ayuda en español, sírvase preguntar por Debbie Duncan o mandar correo electrónico.

 

 

 

 

 


Select Articles

Just What is a Non-Profit, Anyway? -- An overview of some of the more common types and classifications of non-profit and exempt organizations.

Eight Tips to Involve Your Board in Fund Raising

Tips for Making Informed Giving Decisions -- An overview of some of the factors to consider when considering giving to charity. 

Insurance Overview for New Jersey Non-Profits --  An introductory guide to buying insurance: how to decide if you need insurance or not and, if so, how to purchase it wisely.

Non-Profits CAN Lobby! --Think public charities can't be active in public policy? Think again! Click here for an overview of the IRS regulations governing lobbying by 501(c)(3) public charities.

Charities, Election-Year Advocacy and Voter Education

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