Article posted Thursday, August 19, 2010 10:44pm


Number of California school districts listed as financially troubled


Number of billionaires who have signed on to Bill Gates’ and Warren Buffet’s pledge to give at least half of their wealth away


The year China is projected to overtake the United States as the world’s largest economy


China’s per-capita income

1 million

Minimum number of Americans projected to lose their homes to foreclosure this year


Percent of U.S. Gross Domestic Product that comes from the nonprofit sector


Million people employed by the nonprofit sector, or 10 percent of the American workforce (more than the finance, insurance, and real-estate sectors combined)

$1.4 trillion

Total revenue public charities reported in 2009

Source: Sacramento Bee; Wall Street Journal;; GuideStar