Study By Johns Hopkins Demonstrates Major Role Nonprofits Play in Westchester's Economy
Westchester County's nonprofit sector plays a critical economic role as both a job creator and revenue generator. The sector is not only the largest employer among all industries in Westchester County, employing nearly 54,000 people, but has contributed significantly to the county's private employment growth over the past decade despite the recent recession. In addition, the Westchester nonprofit sector has a considerable financial footprint in the county. Demonstrating this, as of 2011, Westchester nonprofits:
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