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Report: Non-Profits in Leon County Generate More than $3 Billion a Year

Report: Non-Profits in Leon County Generate More than $3 Billion a Year
Posted at 5:40 PM, Feb 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-28 13:19:49-05

LEON COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) - Officials in Leon County are making a big announcement when it comes the benefit of non-profit organizations.

The Institute for Nonprofit Innovation and Excellence unveiled a new report Tuesday morning.

It found that non-profits in the Big Bend help create one out of every five dollars locally.

That's more than $3 billion a year.

The organizations also employ one out of every 10 workers.

But even with those numbers,many non-profits are still struggling to meet the needs of the communities they serve.

According to the new report, two-thirds of the groups say they don't have enough resources to reach everyone in need.

Right now there are over 2,000 non-profit organizations in Leon County.