Monday, November 29, 2004 - Calgary news from CFCN, CTV - Calgary news from CFCN, CTV: "Charity business is booming
POSTED AT 5:12 PM Friday, November 26
According to a new study, charities and non-profit organizations in Alberta are becoming big businesses.
The numbers, compiled by the Canadian Centre for Philanthropy, point to huge revenue numbers and staffing levels.
The CCP says there are 19-thousand charitable and non-profit groups operating in Alberta, employing 176 thousand paid staff. Volunteer time spent at those organizations adds up to 449 million hours and revenues are estimated at 10 billion dollars. "

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