In recent years, Dallas nonprofits have been part of a tumultuous roller coaster ride, as rankings for the sector have gone from an all time low of 25th out of 25 in 2005, to 2nd in 2006, and most recently 13th in 2008. The sector has also continuously received low rankings in categories concerning nonprofit financial health and was cited to have some of the slowest growing charities in the nation. With the economy currently in a grave recession, it is reported that several nonprofits have shut their doors and it is expected that more shall follow. This poses a large problem due to the fact that it is in this time of struggle that people are in even greater need of the services these organizations provide.
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Koshy, Amy; Arndt, Kristen; and Cohen, Jamie, "Profiting from Nonprofits: A Study of Nonprofits and the Role they Play in Society" (2009). Big iDeas 2009 Proposals. 5.