community-focused nonprofits of Allegheny County:
have operating budgets of $100 million or less.
Annual economic impact
$4.5 billion in annual revenues.
$9 billion total economic output.
100,000+ direct and indirect jobs.
$377 million state and local taxes generated.
Preventative programs save lives and taxpayer dollars
$16 vs. $54
Short-term costs per day for Allegheny County inmates outweigh long-term costs. Crime prevention services result in fewer jail-bed days, shorter probation, decreased number of court appearances and fewer arrests.
12% vs. 41%
Seventy-five percent of the Training Institute of Pittsburgh’s students were formerly incarcerated. TIP’s re-arrest rate is 29 percent below Pennsylvania’s average, a massive improvement on top of how the program encourages livable wages and long-term employment.
$48 vs. $206
Success in foster care often avoids the more substantial costs of group homes and residential settings.
A vital employer
Community focused nonprofits are responsible for providing 8.7% of local residents with jobs.
106,392 total jobs
75,092 direct nonprofit jobs
31,300 indirect and induced jobs
of Pennsylvania nonprofits had to use emergency funding to maintain 2013 service levels.