Where’s the bailout for non-profits?

3 Dec

I’m re-blogging this because I think it’s so important. It’s from a worker at a NPO in California who makes some very good points about the government bailing out large industries while non-profits suffer.
Nonprofits in a faltering economy
Where’s the bailout for agencies that help our neediest?
By Teresa DeCrescenzo
December 1, 2008

I am a social worker, not an economist, and what I know is this: The stock market is in free fall, financial organizations are being bailed out and the Detroit automakers may yet get financial help from Washington. But what about those of us in the nonprofit world? Where’s our bailout?

Full story: http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/sunday/commentary/la-oe-decrescenzo1-2008dec01,0,5497098.story

 

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