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It has been several months since the Commission gathered information from the field on how you are managing through COVID. As the state's primary source of operations funds for the history community it is important that we hear from you about your greatest challenges and needs. Please take some time to complete this survey which will inform the future of our grant program and professional development opportunities.  All responses will remain anonymous.         

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* 1. Do you have a deficit for your current fiscal?

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* 2. If you answered yes to the previous question please indicate the amount of your deficit?

 
Greater than $5,000
Greater than $10,000
Greater than $15,000 
Greater than $20,000
Greater than $25,000
Greater than $30,000
Greater than $35,000 
Greater than $40,000
Greater than $45,000
Greater than $50,000
Over $55,000

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* 3. What would your FY22 deficit be without any relief funding your organization has received? (Please use a whole number - no decimals - with your closest estimated amount. If you have no deficit, please enter "0.") 

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* 4. What is your projected deficit for FY23? (Please use a whole number - no decimals - with your closest estimated amount. If you are not projecting a deficit, please enter "0.")

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* 5. What is the total accumulated deficit  (without COVID relief funding) since the beginning of the pandemic (March 2020)? This may include funds received through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), The New Jersey Arts and Cultural Recovery Fund, NJHC COVID-19 Grants, The New Jersey Council for the Humanities COVID-19 Response grants, etc.) (Please use a whole number with the closest estimated amount. If you have no deficit, please enter "0.")

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* 6. Where did you get COVID-19 Relief funding?

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* 7. What is your current annual attendance?  Please use a whole number with your closest estimated average.

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* 8. What was your average attendance for your fiscal year 2019? (Please use a whole number with your closest estimated amount.)

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* 9. What percentage of funds has been lost due to cancellations/closures over the past twelve months?

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* 10. Compared to 2019 (pre-COVID), how many more/fewer programs does your organization have/planned for 2022?

  Education/Family % Increase Adult/General % Increase Education/Family % Decrease Adult/General % Decrease
No Change
Less than 10%
10-20%
20-30%
30-40%
40-50%
50-60%
60-70%
70-80%
80-90%
More than 90%
N/A

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* 11. What percentage of your current programs are virtual?

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* 12. What are the most significant changes made to your organization as a result of adapting to the uncertainty of the last two years? (Items to consider may include: staffing changes due to changes health protocols; new expenses in the budget that didn't exist pre-COVID; etc. How long do you foresee having to include these new expenses.)

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* 13. How is any lack of earned/contributed revenue affecting your operations for FY23?

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* 14. How much time do you anticipate it will take for your organization to recover from the uncertainty of the last two years?

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* 15. What is most needed for your organization at this time? Please rank in order of priority/most important to survive.

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* 16. What are your greatest challenges? (Check as many that apply.)

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* 17. What will it take to rebuild and become a sustainable nonprofit? Please be specific. (This could include but is not limited to: cash reserve; reliable working capital/earned revenue; etc.) 

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* 18. Looking at the rest of FY22 and FY23, what areas of your organization are most vulnerable without ongoing relief funding? Please be specific.  (examples could include pausing or sustaining programs; staff reduction; permanent closure of an organization; etc.)

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* 19. How did your audience benefit from your programs and services during the pandemic? Tell us how you have engaged and impacted your audience. (Feel free to include comments your audiences have shared with you.) 

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* 20. How is your organization addressing Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion (DEAI)? Have you met your goals in any of the following areas:

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