Monday, March 07, 2005

Crises create challenges for nonprofits - 2005-03-07

Crises create challenges for nonprofits - 2005-03-07: "Crises create challenges for nonprofits
Tracey Drury
Business First
The National Conference for Community and Justice is facing a crisis at the national level, with both financial and administrative issues that threaten the organization's future.

A report in the Feb. 17 issue of the Chronicle of Philanthropy described a dwindling endowment, the shutdown of more than one-third of the organization's 60 regional offices and the layoff of a quarter of all employees last year at the national office in New York City. Additionally, the organization's president resigned after nearly 11 years on the job amid strong criticism from some regional offices, the Chronicle reported. "

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