Nonprofit HR Research & Data

For over ten years, Nonprofit HR has been a global leader in nonprofit employment, talent and culture research.

Our most widely recognized piece of research is the Nonprofit Employment Practices Survey, which we’ve conducted annually since 2005. We also conduct research on talent priorities, HR benchmarks for nonprofits, the future of diversity, equity and inclusion in the social sector and more.

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2017 Employment Practices Survey

(Coming soon) Our 10th annual Nonprofit Employment Practices Survey just closed, and with your help we’ve collected valuable information on employment and talent trends in the nonprofit sector. What will the key takeaways be this year? Check back soon to find out.

2017 Nonprofit Talent Management Priorities Survey

What is the nonprofit sector most concerned about when it comes to talent management? That’s what we endeavored to answer in our inaugural Nonprofit Talent Management Priorities Survey. The results shape how we and others who serve the nonprofit sector respond to its unique needs. They should also shape the way your organization directs its efforts around talent and culture in 2017.

2016 Employment Practices Survey

Nonprofit hiring was on the rise in 2016 while for-profit hiring remained stagnant. However, most nonprofits do not have the recruitment, retention and engagement strategies they need to succeed in today’s competitive market.

HR Benchmarking Survey

Is your nonprofit’s HR department up to speed? Compare the staffing, cost and structure of your organization’s HR function to others in the sector and see how you stack up via our HR benchmarking survey report.

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