Avoiding Messy Breakups: Merger Lessons for Charities

By     Nov 9, 2011
   

Avoiding Messy Breakups: Merger Lessons for Charities - Ideas & Advice - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas.

In tough economic times, more and more nonprofits consider mergers. This can be a good move for organizations sliding into the red, such as Virginia Ballet Theatre mentioned in the article. However, the author points out that losses are often incurred when organizations merge. Some smart thinking here on the benefits and risks of entering into a union of two organizations.