Nothing to lose, and everything to gain, from collaboration

Ask a typical nonprofit executive or board member who their nonprofit collaborates with and you likely will hear about foundations, corporations, government, or the media. But probe a bit further and ask about other nonprofits in the same field or industry, and you’re likely to hear some hesitation. No, we compete with them; no, we […]

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Let’s get serious about collaboration

We were impressed by the news of several arts organizations in Dayton, Ohio, merging in an unusual way–the ballet, orchestra and opera are now one nonprofit organization to share administrative operations and costs and, they hope, produce more collaborative programming. NPR reported on this intriguing move at http://www.npr.org/2012/09/28/161974482/ohio-arts-groups-merge-to-solve-their-budget-woes. Are you finally ready to seriously explore […]

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