Nonprofits Face More Challenges

November 2, 2012 Updated Nov 2, 2012 at 7:53 AM EDT

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November 2, 2012 Updated Nov 2, 2012 at 7:53 AM EDT

The Business First 2012 Million Dollar Nonprofits list includes 292 organizations, each with revenues topping $1 million, for a total of $2.3 billion. That's up 9 percent from last year's list. Yet executive leaders say they face more financial challenges as resources shrink while the demand for services grows. Business First compiles the report using data from federal tax filings. It is included in the All About Nonprofits report. To get a copy you can go to bizjournals.com/buffalo or News Links at wkbw.com. Subscribers will receive the publication with their weekly paper. Additional copies are available at $7.95 each by calling Karen Schiffmacher at 541-1631.

SUNY Fredonia is facing new challenges from a dwindling pool of high school students in its recruiting grounds to smaller subsidies from
SUNY funding, along with a poor job market for graduates in teaching. That's the focus of a report in today's Business First. It says enrollment is down by more than 200 over the past three years. On the bright side, SUNY Fredonia has a new president and is developing a $60 million science center, which will be ready in 2014. The school is also building a new fitness center and townhouse complex and adding new programs. You can read more in today's Business First.

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