Threats to non-profit child care organizations

The latest issue of Exchange magazine reports on a study recently conducted with North America’s largest non-profit child care organizations. When asked about the events threatening non-profit organizations in 2010, they listed the following :

  1. State of the economy
  2. Rising cost of health insurance
  3. Children with challenging behaviors
  4. Decreases in public subsidies
  5. Lack of affordable space to expand
  6. Lack of subsidies for middle class parents
  7. Shortage of qualified teachers
  8. State quality rating systems
  9. Changes to state licensing/regulations
  10. Lack of work ethic of younger hires

What do you see as the biggest threats to your program?

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