Many nonprofits were hard hit by the pandemic, especially those that did not have large reserves of capital upon which to lean. As they move toward recovery, nonprofits are realizing that the member landscape has shifted and there is a new climate when it comes to generating needed funds. Smaller donors are less able than ever to be able to offer support, but our culture is becoming more focused on the things that nonprofits provide — value-focused services to underserved communities.
The one thing a real estate agent needs to be successful is . . . clients. While that seems like a simple formula for success, the reality is much more complex. Getting — and keeping — clients in our post-COVID economy is a challenge. Consumer demands are shifting, and the tools agents use to reach them are changing as well as we move to a more contactless and virtual real estate experience.
Associations that serve — and depend on — membership took a powerful hit in 2020 as the global pandemic caused major disruptions across the nation. Even as early as 2019, membership organizations were feeling a pinch. In fact, up to 68% of them had trouble increasing their membership base and 25% were stagnant. Eleven percent of these organizations actually got smaller. The rest? They only expanded their membership base by 1 – 5%.