Lessons from Crisis: New York City Nonprofits after September 11

This study from six months after the September 11 attacks provides 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.