Billions of dollars in COVID-19 losses hit PA nonprofits

The Impacts of COVID-19 on Pennsylvania Nonprofits study reports revenue losses of $612 million and new operating expenses of $95.3 million, for a total of $708 million. Based on the data collected from 808 nonprofits – 2% of the state’s total – the actual economic toll to organizations ranging from child care centers to arts organizations balloons to billions of dollars.

The survey, conducted by the national community and economic development firm Fourth Economy and coordinated through a partnership of The Pittsburgh Foundation, its affiliate, The Community Foundation of Westmoreland County, The Forbes Funds, the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations (PANO) and the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania, is the most comprehensive data gathered about the economic impact of COVID on the nonprofit sector to date. Regional and county-specific data is available for review online. (Regional media contacts are available upon request.)

Click here to read the report's announcement.