September 16, 2012
Financial Needs Can Hinder Charities From Helping the Needy, Says Scholar
Charities are under intense pressure to deliver their services to increasing numbers of people, often creating a tension between a nonprofit’s mission and its survival, says Lester Salamon, in the second edition of a book he has edited, The State of Nonprofit America. In an interview, Mr. Salamon, a professor of civil-society studies at the Johns Hopkins University, discussed the nonprofit climate:
What are the main challenges facing nonprofits?