Food insecurity, job loss, virtual learning: it’s been a brutal couple of months in Connecticut and beyond.
The coronavirus crisis is also taking a toll on nonprofits around our state.
In June and July, 258 Connecticut nonprofits took a survey focusing on the challenges they face during the pandemic.
The results were concerning.
The Alliance, a group that represents nonprofits in Connecticut, said as funding runs dry and demand for service grows, more support is needed.
“It’s been a very difficult year because of COVID, but COVID comes on top of a dozen years of inadequate funding,” said Alliance President and CEO Gian-Carl Casa.
And while every penny helps, Casa said there is a need to push for more state and federal funding.
“The need that’s out there can only be met by statewide assistance.”