Report: Economic Contribution of the Community Provider Network of Rhode Island
The Community Provider Network of Rhode Island (CPNRI) is a non-profit trade association of private providers of services and supports to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities across Rhode Island. Apart from the vital services these organizations provide to people in need, human service providers are often overlooked in terms of their economic contributions to state economies, particularly in terms of how their direct operations (i.e., employing residents and making purchases from local businesses) affect other sectors of the economy.
Accordingly, this brief provides a conservative and credible analysis of the economic contribution of CPNRI’s twenty-three-member organizations on the state of Rhode Island as a result of their direct expenditures. The analysis also provides on overview of the development disabilities sector to provide context to the data.
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