The Nonprofit Employment Practices Survey has been the leading source of data on nonprofit employment, talent and culture since 2007 and is trusted by human resources professionals and nonprofit leaders alike.

From this year’s survey, we learned that nonprofits are continuing to hire more aggressively than for-profits, but the gap is narrowing. Yet nonprofits are not improving their talent and culture practices in order to keep up with the competition and advance their missions.

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About the Nonprofit Employment Practices Survey

The 2017 Nonprofit Employment Practices Survey is intended to provide a snapshot of current employment practices and discuss the economic trends and implications of employment practices in the nonprofit sector. This report, which has been produced annual by Nonprofit HR since 2007, includes responses from 420 nonprofits in the U.S. and Canada that serve as a representative of the makeup of the sector. In this year’s survey, as in years past, researchers collected information on nonprofit staffing, recruitment, and retention practices. The survey included a mix of multiple choice, rating scale and short answer questions to gain context on the current practices of nonprofit organizations and the employment trends they see in the nonprofit sector. This Survey was produced with support from GuideStar and The Improv Group.