SeaChange Capital Partners, an organization that helps nonprofits with complex challenges, warned a year ago that nonprofits would have to take decisive action to survive the COVID-19 pandemic.
Among the strategies they recommended were that nonprofits refocus on their missions, plan for the future and explore new fundraising options. That is exactly what local nonprofits have been doing.
The Manitou Art Center, for example, has repurposed its two buildings, and its leaders have used the pandemic slowdown to do the strategic planning they didn’t have time to do before.
After closing its facility in March 2020, the Colorado Springs Senior Center found new ways to provide services and new collaborative partners.
The YMCA switched its focus to offering…