The global pandemic of COVID-19 is a crisis unlike any in recent memory. Here in the U.S., if fatalities reach 200,000, as currently projected, we will have lost more than two times the number of Americans killed in the Vietnam War and WWI combined. And if coupled with months of shuttered businesses, the lost jobs and mounting debt could damage countless lives and shatter thousands of families.
In the face of these immense challenges, how can private foundations respond? This article provides some suggestions to consider.