May 8th, 2020
As the disrupting impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has changed the world for ever, mission-driven organizations are facing some very tough decisions ahead. While there is no doubt that emergency or disaster financial support is crucial, it is only a temporary solution and not a panacea. Numerous organizations in this sector have been on survival mode even before this crisis and managed to buy time and sugarcoated their problems. As painful as might be, there is no better time for organizations to really evaluate the situation and finally act. Susan Gomez, President, Inland Empire Community CollaborativeStephen Bennett, Board Chair, Caravanserai Project and Board member, California EndowmentJeremy Hobbs, President, Western Wind Foundation, and Board member, Inland Empire Community Foundation.