Knowledge Letter - November 2019 - 8 Steps for Managing Through Tough Times

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Best practices for weathering economic uncertainty.
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Knowledge Letter
Strategies for Social Impact

Eight Steps for Managing Through Tough Times

An economic downturn. A funding shortage. A cancelled contract. At some point, all nonprofits face their own version of "tough times." This article provides eight steps that can help organizations weather economic uncertainty. In truth, these practices can help any organization stay in shape—regardless of the times.
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Managing Through Tough Times Case Studies
Pressley Ridge
Changes in the federal funding landscape—and resulting shortfalls for some programs—led this child-welfare nonprofit to rethink how it approached delivering its services. Read more >>
Prosperity Now
Facing a million dollar deficit and declines in federal contracts, Prosperity Now developed a four-pronged approach to financial sustainability. Read more >>
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