Updated March 25, 2022
Like many industries, the nonprofit sector continues to face challenges caused by the pandemic. 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 economy1. It’s important to remember that even organizations that are not directly providing COVID-19 relief 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. Unrestricted support also gives nonprofits the freedom to invest in the infrastructure—like technology, training and staffing—that allows them to be nimble in the face of disasters.
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