Elle Chyun from Philadelphia / CC BY

June 21, 2020; Inside Tucson Business and Marin Independent Journal

“Staying Alive” is more than the title of a Bee Gees’ hit song from the ’70s; organizationally, it is an imperative. If a nonprofit organization is going to fulfill its mission, it needs a sustainable business model. This was always a challenge, but COVID-19 has upped the ante, leaving the survival of many organizations in question. Conditions may never return to their earlier state, and governments and philanthropists need to step up support.

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