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A former CEO's view of merging two nonprofits: 1+1=3
After leading a wonderful nonprofit
organization for almost 19 years, I concluded that in order to grow, we would
need to merge with a larger nonprofit. That merger between Lakefront Supportive
Housing and Mercy Housing, Inc., was completed in December 2005. A press release about the merger is found here (in Microsoft Word format).
I made the
decision to leave Lakefront and the merged entity before we concluded the
Guest House, a poem by Rumi
This being human is a guest house.Every morning a new arrival.
A joy, a depression, a meanness,some momentary awareness comesas an unexpected visitor.
Welcome to Mission Plus Strategy
Experts, Papers, and Advice on Mergers, Partnerships, and Alliances
+ Article by Jean Butzen on the Lakefront Supportive Housing merger it initiated with Mercy Housing (downloadable PDF)
+ David LaPiana
Clients and Testimonials
Consulting History of Nonprofit Mergers and Partnershipssince 8/06