Finance and Fundraising: Don’t Underestimate the Power of Collaboration
By Erica Crenshaw In Collaboration / M & A Posted September 23, 2014 0 Comments
Dear Readers, I had the pleasure of speaking to the Association of Fundraising Professionals (www.afpnet.org) yesterday about the critical relationship between finance and development. As I was putting my presentation together, it only made sense to write about it as well. I hope you enjoy the latest blog. Finance and Fundraising: Don’t Underestimate the Power […]
Financial costs of mergers
By Erica Crenshaw In Collaboration / M & A Posted September 23, 2014 0 Comments
Financial costs of mergers “The benefits of mergers are what motivate organizations to consider this option, but the costs are not always clear at the outset,” explains Thomas McLaughlin, director of consulting services for the Nonprofit Finance Fund. Small hospitals look at mergers Credit-rating agency, Standard and Poor’s, recently reported that stand-alone hospitals, in particular, […]
A merger story rooted in financial motivations
By Erica Crenshaw In Collaboration / M & A Posted November 18, 2013 0 Comments
A Merger Story with a Surprise Ending Moviegoers might say this nonprofit story has a plot twist. If I were to share the two main characters are organizations entering into a discussion about a merger, you probably could guess how it turns out, right? Get ready for a surprise ending. The story of two relatable […]
Two thriving economies with divergent futures
Two thriving nonprofit economies with divergent stories to tell Over the past two months I couldn’’t help but notice the convergence of several articles reporting positively about the nonprofit sector in both Indiana and Maryland.  Each state has acknowledged the significant impact the sector has on their employment rate, the local economy and their respective […]