Lessons from Crisis: New York City Nonprofits After September 11

Our feature today is a study that provided a grounded snapshot of New York City’s nonprofit organizations struggling to get back on their feet after the one-two punch of the 9/11 terrorist attack and the resulting free-fall economy. The lessons that can be drawn from it are still enormously useful—namely, flexibility and networks are what helped some even very small organizations sustain even through unimaginable turmoil and grief.