A Welcome Jolt

Nonprofit leaders prepare for infusion of funds from the federal economic-stimulus legislation

Charities across the country are beginning to calculate how they, and the people they help, will benefit from the economic-stimulus bill that President Obama signed into law last week­ — and many are optimistic about what they see. While the legislation does not give nonprofit leaders everything they said was needed to help charities meet growing needs, it still offers billions of dollars of spending on social services, health care, and the arts.

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