Posted by saviadmin on Apr 29, 2013
Filling the Gap: Faith-based organizations are an important resource
By Sharon Kandris
At a time when families are experiencing more economic hardship and the need for services is increasing, nonprofits are continually forced to do more with less funding, fewer staff, and fewer resources. As reported in The Nonprofit Times, there were 10,000 fewer registered tax-exempt organizations in the US in 2012 than in 2011. With the number of nonprofits down, and the need for services up, how can the community support its residents’ needs? Faith-based organizations can play an important role in providing services to those in need.