- Indirectly creating 3 jobs in other industries for every 1 job in the nonprofit sector (more than 11,000 jobs annually)
- Supporting a payroll of over $290 million, and
- Providing valuable services that impact virtually every Georgia resident
A study, conducted by the Gwinnett Coalition for Health and Human Services and the Carl Vinson Institute, found that with a $290 million payroll, the nonprofit sector is large both in absolute terms and relative to other sectors in the county. Gwinnett County nonprofits have a greater local payroll than the state government, transportation and warehousing, or telecommunications sectors. The study period of 2000 to 2035, an average of 13,900 jobs in the state of Georgia is projected to exist because of the presence of the Gwinnett County nonprofit sector. Approximately 11,600 of those jobs are forecast to be located in Gwinnett County. Gwinnett County nonprofits are projected to provide an average of 5,966 jobs per year over the 36 year study period and an average of $260 million in additional personal income.