Knowledge Letter - April 2020 - Nonprofit Decision Making During a Crisis

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Guiding principles for nonprofit decision making
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Knowledge Letter
Strategies for Social Impact

A Compass for the Crisis: Nonprofit Decision Making in the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Lindsey Waldron and Preeta Nayak

The crisis has forced leaders to make challenging decisions quickly—and more critical choices loom on the horizon. A clear set of decision-making principles can help ensure that nonprofits don’t lose their way as they navigate tough tradeoffs.

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Amid the current crisis, it is clearer than ever that networks need to make decisions more quickly. This article and companion tool can help network leaders identify opportunities to speed decision making across their networks.


What does making great decisions look like, and what’s most important to navigate during tough times? Join us for this free interactive webinar, where you'll learn about—and practice using—a set of decision-making tools and practices that will help you and your executive team make critical decisions with confidence.

Date: May 14, 2020

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