Nonprofit Merger Study released: Implications for nonprofit management

Birds flying into light

Nonprofit mergers are often presented as a last-ditch attempt to save organizations that would otherwise be forced to close. A new study on nonprofit mergers instead explores the possibility of mergers as a nonprofit strategy to achieve the mission and increase outcomes. NNSI researchers Kate Cooper and Rey Maktoufi worked with Professor Don Haider of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University to conduct the study. The research team … Read more

February 2015 – NNSI announces new project

Congratulations to Michelle Shumate and Sophia Fu, recipients of a School of Communication Innovations grant for their upcoming project, The Impact of Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) on Interorganizational Collaboration. NNSI will begin data collection in the summer of 2015.

Calling all collective impact projects!

We are looking for collective impact partners to join Collective Impact Engagement: Outcomes from Stakeholders to Systems.  This project is unlike any other in that it explores outcomes of collective impact projects across the country; if you participate, you will receive detailed reports that summarize our findings for your site and compares those findings to those of approximately 30 other comparable sites. Who can participate? This project is open to … Read more