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The year 2020 has become one of reckoning – as a time for reflection and hindsight about how we got to this point of crisis, as well as one for envisioning a new path forward. As the pandemic shows no sign of abating, the disruption wrought by COVID-19 is broad and deep for nonprofits, their leaders, and constituents.

The 2020 State of Nonprofit and Philanthropy Report synthesizes findings from three nonprofit leader surveys (including COVID-19 impacts surveys), public opinion polling, and other sources of nonprofit data to provide the most up to date and holistic picture of this essential sector. The story that emerges is both hopeful and concerning. Some nonprofits have adapted quickly by finding new ways to collaborate, leveraging capacity, and more effectively advocating together for those they serve. Yet, other nonprofits struggle to bridge digital divides and regain their financial footing. San Diego’s nonprofit sector is home to a wide variety of organizations.

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state of nonprofits, philanthropy, nonprofits, not for profit, non-profit, San Diego, The Nonprofit Institute


Nonprofit Administration and Management


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2020 Annual Report: State of Nonprofits and Philanthropy in San Diego