Thursday, December 07, 2006

The metrics of giving

The metrics of giving: "The metrics of giving
Thursday, December 7, 2006
By Mark Fellows

Every three hospital jobs in Michigan generate two more in the community, state economic multipliers indicate. Each dollar of hospital wages generates another 58.83 cents of economic activity.

Analysis and research are part and parcel of effective philanthropy, but private giving remains more focused on ensuring grants are effective and not on broad economic metrics."

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