Nonprofit Sector

Nonprofit Finances Now

January 12, 2023
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Visualizing the results of the NFF Survey: See how COVID-19 changed nonprofit finances, in five charts. 
The NFF Survey allowed us to make comparisons for 311 organizations between 2018 and 2022. This let us see up close the effects of the pandemic and the funding practices that made a difference for nonprofits.
We saw funders made meaningful changes that benefited many nonprofits’ financial health – at least for the near term – and that these nonprofits were better prepared to meet ongoing challenges and future crises in their communities.
What did we learn? We’re at a crucial moment for solidifying the funding gains we saw in the first two years of the pandemic and continuing the funding best practices nonprofits have been fighting for years to secure.
Read the full article and view the accompanying charts in the Stanford Social Innovation Review.

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