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Updated February 26, 2021
Like many industries, the nonprofit sector continues to face an unprecedented set of challenges in the face of COVID-19. Nonprofits are critical employers and economic drivers in our communities. With 12.3 million paid workers, the nonprofit sector is the third largest industry workforce in the American economy. Even organizations that are not directly responding to COVID-19 are facing growing difficulties and need help to make it through the pandemic.
1 National Council of Nonprofits, “2019 Nonprofit Employment Report.”
Continue to contribute—and consider increasing your support—to any of your favorite nonprofits. Giving unrestricted support to nonprofits will allow them to use funds on their most mission-critical priorities, and will demonstrate your trust in them during a difficult time. The most important point is not to wait! Nearly every charity is feeling the negative effects of COVID-19—making sustained donor support more important than ever.
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