From March 24 to March 26, Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) of America conducted a survey that involved more than 500 organizations worldwide to learn how the growing threat of the coronavirus global pandemic affects their organizations and how they are coping with COVID-19 in their communities. The survey included organizations from 93 countries spanning across 6 continents. Key Findings Include:
- 67.93% of the respondents have seen a decrease in funding and reported difficulties in reaching donors, while 33.97% indicated an increase in operational costs.
- Despite the serious challenges organizations are experiencing worldwide, almost all respondents (90.10%) continue to serve their communities.
- 64.09% of the respondents engaged in researching ways to innovate and adapt their operations to the current reality shaped by the coronavirus pandemic.