Let’s start 2016 off with some great news. NGOs are growing internationally and their role in our society is becoming more important. From the post:
#NGOfacts is an ongoing campaign that highlights statistical data about NGOs, nonprofits and charities worldwide. Committed to building a comprehensive list of facts and stats about the NGO sector, please check back regularly for updates.
1. There are an estimated 10 million (non-governmental organizations) NGOs worldwide.
Source: The Global Journal
2. The number of people worldwide donating money to NGOs increased from 1.2 billion in 2011 to 1.4 billion in 2014. By 2030, the number is expected to grow to 2.5 billion.
Source: Charities Aid Foundation
(those are the first two points of 14 – go read the full post here!)