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Are nonprofit mergers worth it?

I was recently agreeing with a colleague that different types of consolidations, such as parent/ subsidiary arrangements or the development of management service organizations, offered more opportunities for nonprofits to increase time and energy devoted to mission while improving the quality of financial and administrative services, and maybe even reducing costs (or at the very least, decreasing inefficient or ineffective deployment of skills to task).

Barely do I hang up the phone when another colleague forwards a copy of David LaPiana’s latest article, Merging Wisely, published in Stanford Social Innovation Review.

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