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Jul 15, 2010
An Examination of Strategic Nonprofit Restructuring: A Guide to Restructuring Types, Organizational Assessment, Identification of Partners, Funding Sources and Implementation
While examining the growth of mergers and restructuring in the U.S. nonprofit sector in the beginning of the 21st century, this paper presents nonprofit leaders with organizational assessment tools for determining the appropriateness of collaboration for their organizations. It offers a comprehensive analysis of available research on the topic through review of the different types of and popular reasons for realignment, the common challenges, the funding opportunities and how consultants can help facilitate the process. Specific questions are outlined to guide nonprofit leaders through the first steps of determining their organizations‟ readiness, establishing the type(s) of restructuring that may be best-suited for their organizations and assessing compatibility with potential partners.
May 13, 2010
Since inception, the Colorado Energy Outreach Nonprofit Energy Efficiency Program has completed 53 projects for 36 different organizations; distributed $2.3 million in energy efficiency improvements to nonprofit organizations; saved 1.2 million kWh of electricity; saved 286,000 therms of natural gas; reduced CO2 by 9.2 million lbs; and saved nonprofits an estimated $332,000 a year in energy costs! Learn more about this unique public/private partnership! Read more about the program and the process for applying!
Feb 12, 2010
A recent study shows that nearly 40 percent of U.S. nonprofits will spend between $50,000 and $250,000 this year on outside consultants.