International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Challenges of Building Nonprofit Capacity for Cross-Sector Collaborations, Including Minority-Led Nonprofits
Gene A. Brewer, Bruce Neubauer, Michael Rogers

Local governments in the United States depend on intergovernmental transfers of money to help finance social services. The national debt of the United States is now approaching $28 trillion and annual interest payments on the debt are approaching $400 billion a year, in part because of economic needs driven by the Covid-19 pandemic. The pandemic has, in turn, increased the need for effective social services. This paper offers suggestions for enhancing the capacity of nonprofit organizations (including minority-led nonprofits) to help local governments become more effective in delivering social services through effective cross-sector collaborations.

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