Nonprofit Sector

6 Steps for Grant Makers to Take Now to Ensure Nonprofits Recover From Coronavirus Spread

March 9, 2020

Originally published in The Chronicle of Philanthropy , March 9, 2020

Organizations like Tacoma Community House in Seattle, which have been helping immigrants and refugees since 1910, need help not only to get through the COVID-19 crisis, but also to rebuild our communities in the future. Funders should immediately take these six action steps:

  • Check in with your grantees
  • Provide unrestricted funding and remove restrictions on existing grants
  • Pay full costs
  • Suspend reporting requirements and evaluative site visits
  • Maintain funding levels
  • Mobilize recovery grants

Read the full article.

Author: Antony Bugg-Levine, CEO, Nonprofit Finance Fund 

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