Subsidyscope — Nonprofits Analysis
- May 26, 2010
Quick SummarySubsidyscope releases data and analysis on various types of spending and subsidies in the nonprofit sector. Most federal subsidies come from tax expenditures; tax policies that benefit nonprofit organizations.
Subsidyscope presents government data and summary statistics on federal programs and tax policies that provide subsidies to nonprofit organizations. It is challenging to assemble and present spending and subsidy data regarding the nonprofit sector because the federal government does not identify nonprofits as a distinct budget category. Further, federal budget data are of uncertain quality; specifically, the data available through USAspending.gov are incomplete because certain program information is missing for a number of records, making it difficult to discern which specific agencies and programs may be awarding funds to nonprofits.. Read the full report.