An ongoing challenge of the pandemic and the related economic downturn is keeping the partnership between governments and nonprofits strong. Teryn Zmuda, chief economist with the National Association of Counties, laid out the problem succinctly. While prioritizing health and well-being is critical for local governments, many face the untenable combination of increased costs and a shortfall in revenues. “The strong relationship between local governments and community nonprofits is critical right now,” she said.
- Publication date: December 2020
- Authors: Katherine Barrett and Richard Greene