Recommended Reading: The Economy Edition

Consumers Expect Companies to Keep Giving in Hard Times
The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Foundations Diversify Investments to Weather Rocky Economy
Philanthropy New Digest

How Charities Cope With a Troubled Economy
The Chronicle of Philanthropy Special Report

Nonprofits Uneasy About Turmoil’s Effect on Endowments
Washington Post

“’Open Letter’ to Council Members and Other Nonprofit Leaders
Council on Foundation Ralph Smith and CoF president and CEO Steve Gunderson

Past Economic Downturns and Outlook for Foundation Giving
PhilanTopic

Past Sheds Light on Recession Giving
Philanthropy Journal

Also check out the articles, podcasts, and other resources our colleagues have amassed:
Philanthropy Front and Center, Foundation Center San Francisco blog

Philanthropy Potluck, Minnesota Council on Foundations blog

Washington Grantmakers Daily, Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers blog

About the author

Marisela T. Orta is NCG's Communications Associate. She manages the NCG's website, blog and Twitter feed.

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