Indiana Nonprofit Employment
Nonprofit organizations play an important role in the economic well-being of the state of Indiana. As of 2019:
- Nonprofits employ 10% of all paid workers (up from 7% in 1995)
- Nonprofits account for 10% of the total payroll (up from 6% in 1995)
- Nonprofits make up 5% of all workplace establishments (up from 4 % in 1995)
Our ongoing analysis of Indiana nonprofit employment is a joint effort by the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, the O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs, and the Indiana Business Research Center at Indiana University to document the significant role of Indiana nonprofits in the state's economy by providing detailed information on the size, composition, and distribution of paid employment in the private nonprofit sector in Indiana.