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United Way of Central Maryland hopes to increase grants despite pandemic impact

March 23, 2021
One dollar bill by the wall

During a time when many nonprofits across the U.S. are facing financial peril, the United Way of Central Maryland hopes to increase grant opportunities thanks to an influx of pandemic-driven donations and one large gift from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott. Challenges lie ahead for the nonprofit sector as a whole in the coming months and years. A recent study by the philanthropy research group Candid and the Center for Disaster Philanthropy estimated more than one-third of U.S. nonprofits are in jeopardy of closing within two years in a worst-case scenario because of the financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Article Source: Baltimore Business Journal

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