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Collaboration

Collaboration, fiscal sponsorship, mergers and more - what should you be considering? It has been said that we are moving from a "win-at-all-costs" economy to a "connection" economy where collaboration will be valued over competition. Learning how to navigate these new types of connections is important to nonprofits.

How to Approach a Proposed Merger of Nonprofits

Source: NH Business Review
Don Crandlemire, shareholder at the law firm Shaheen & Gordon, writes for NH Business Review on the difficulty of nonprofit mergers and some specifics to the merger process in NH.
Posted on: November 14, 2014
Topics: Collaboration | Leadership | Legal

The Delegation Dilemma: How Nonprofit Leaders Can Learn to Let Go

Source: Bridgespan
To understand why nonprofit leaders often have a hard time delegating, says Jerry Hauser, CEO of The Management Center, you need to understand the personality traits that got them where they are. Nonprofit leaders, he says, are often incredibly strong individual performers who rose to their positions by being highly talented, deeply committed to their work, and dedicated to very high standards. "They have a really high bar," he notes, "and that adds up to leaders who are often control freaks."
Posted on: November 21, 2013
Topics: Collaboration | Executive | Leadership

Termination of an Exempt Organization

Source: IRS.gov
Internal Revenue Code Section 6043(b) and Treasury Regulations Section 1.6043-3 establish rules for when a tax-exempt organization must notify the IRS that it has undergone a liquidation, dissolution, termination, or substantial contraction. Generally, most organizations must notify the IRS when they terminate. Among other things, notice to the IRS of a termination will close the organization’s account in IRS records. Read More...
Posted on: February 28, 2013
Topics: Collaboration | IRS

Assessing and Managing Mergers, Reorganizations and Dissolutions

Source: Orr & Reno
September 2009 - Todd Fahey of Orr & Reno has given his permission for us to provide you with a copy of his recent article that appeared in the NH Bar Journal. This article is "a practical guide for counsel called upon to assist a faltering New Hampshire nonprofit organization that is considering some type of restructuring, including a reorganization, merger or dissolution," and should be helpful for nonprofit board members and executives to answer questions they may have as they consider these options.
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Posted on: February 28, 2013
Topics: Board | Collaboration | Mission

Needle-Moving Community Collaboratives Revisited

Source: Bridgespan
A report on long-term, collaborative initiatives to solve large-scale problems. Read More...
Posted on: February 28, 2013
Topics: Collaboration
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