It’s time to breathe
Some of us have been holding our breath for so long we are at risk of becoming light headed. Breathe. Because it’s time to get “back” to work.
We all agree we are in uncharted waters. Never before have we experienced such a seismic shift in our communities, economy, work, life style and habits. Soon we will be asked to reemerge from our homes and find a new normal, a new way of life and a new way to work.
What will be the same – if anything – and how much will have changed? And what are things that will continue to change?
Many experts have assessed the landscape, like The Nonprofit Finance Fund, and SeaChange Capital Partners who have conducted a survey which resulted in some hard truths. Sixty percent of nonprofits reported they were experiencing "destabilizing conditions that threaten long-term financial stability."
NFF COVID-19 Survey and COVID-19 could mean extinction for many charities
Many of us will not survive unless we take very aggressive and proactive measures to protect our futures. And even then, this virus will take very healthy, young and vibrant nonprofits all too soon.
OK, breathe. So, what are these measures?
We need to ask ourselves some very hard questions:
You can also find more ideas and strategies here: COVID-19 Coverage: Financial Sustainability and In Times Of Crisis, Don't Create Your Own
Reach out to your peers and to us, for support. We can help you brainstorm, strategize and ensure that you have turned over every leaf and rock. We can help you with the heavy lifting.
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