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Recession Toll on Museum Workers
A professional training session from the Minnesota Council on Nonprofits last year on mergers suggested that nonprofits in general are terribly undercapitalized in core functions. Comparing this thought to the AAM report cited above, are staffing levels at museums currently set by the economic downturn or by systemic undercapitalization?