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Economic Action Steps — Religious and Faith-based Organizations

Religious organizations often provide religious services, youth education, social, and nonprofit activities. Many religious organizations rely on membership dues and donations and religious school fees. With the majority of religious activities requiring in-person large group gatherings, organizations had to adjust to continue to offer their members services. Some religious organizations may have struggled with membership prior to COVID-19 and found some abilities to broaden their reach through the provision of virtual programming.

Current Religious Institution Practices

The following practices are being implemented by various religious institutions around the county and nation to address COVID-19-related disruptions. These practices may be helpful for religious institutions not currently using them.

Actions to Support Religious Institutions

The following actions by governments, economic development organizations, trade organizations, and others would provide support to religious institutions during the current COVID-19 crisis.

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Agriculture Healthcare Real Estate
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Child Care Manufacturing Retail
Construction Nonprofits Schools
Entertainment & Tourism Office Setting Sports and Recreation
Gyms and Wellness Facilities Personal Care Transportation