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Florida is home to more than 22,710 nonprofits with a combined revenue of more than $116 billion each yearabout 5% of the state's GDP, per a new report from the Florida Nonprofit Alliance and the Florida Philanthropic Network.

The nonprofits "serve critical needs in communities across the state, especially as we have one of the fastest-growing populations in the country," FNA President and CEO Sabeen Perwaiz says in a press release.

"The sector is planning for the future thanks to research like this."

Perwaiz notes Florida is the only state in the country that has this level of data available for nonprofits.

The data sets include the transfer of wealth taking place in the state, the giving occurring in the state, and growing generosity in those under 45.

The report looked at donors and potential donors to better understand their reasons for and patterns of giving, their perceptions of nonprofit efficacy, and how they compare to their national peers.

It also looked at a variety of types of generosity, including monetary, donations of items, and time, and contributions to organizations, individuals, informal groups, and more.

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