State budget cuts force nonprofits to reduce services

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A survey conducted by the Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement (DANA) found that state funding cuts have forced nonprofits to reduce services.

The fiscal year 2018 budget reduced grant funding to nonprofits by more than $25 million, including over $8 million in grant-in-aid dollars.

Last fall, DANA reached out to nonprofit executives to better understand the impact of the budget cuts. Among the 52 respondents, a number said they have reduced service hours, promotions and employee benefits. In addition, 13 organizations laid off a total of 40 workers.