Tag : Mergers

ACNC Won’t Force Charity ‘Shotgun Marriages’

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 1st December 2015 -  Despite an average of 10 new charities being registered every day in Australia, the national regulator said it would not force “shotgun marriages” to reduce charity…


Getting Mutual – Co-Ops in the Mix of NFP Mergers

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 26th November 2015 -  As the Not for Profit sector debates the call for charity mergers, co-operative and mutual enterprises should not be forgotten as a viable alternative, writes Gillian McFee, Chair

Merging on Charities’ Minds – Report

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 24th November 2015 -  A third of Australian Not for Profits have discussed a possible merger with another organisation in the past year, according to a research released by the Australian Institute of…

Charity Sector Split on Call to Merge

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 12th November 2015 -  There has been a mixed reaction from the charity and Not for Profit sector to calls for hundreds of organisations to “put their egos aside” and merge or shut down altogether.…

Most UK Charity Mergers are ‘Rescues’ in a Brutal Environment

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 11th November 2015 -  Most charity mergers in the UK are “rescues” of failing organisations in a brutal environment, rather than strategic moves intended to improve services and outcomes,…

Merge or Shut Down, Australian Charities Told

Xavier Smerdon, Wednesday, 11th November 2015 -  The Not for Profit sector is facing an efficiency dilemma and hundreds of charities should merge or disappear altogether because too many of them are wasting valuable resources competing…

Merge to Create Super-Charities – Expert

Ellie Cooper, Thursday, 29th October 2015 -  Major Australian Not for Profits should merge with each other rather than with smaller, “weaker” organisations, according to a leading international expert in the…

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Top Tips for NFP Mergers

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 13th October 2015 -  In an environment of greater competition with corporations, a tough fight for funding and growing demand for services, many Not for Profits are looking to mergers as a solution but…

Merging Not the Only Option for NFPs

Xavier Smerdon, Wednesday, 23rd September 2015 -  Australian Not for Profits should consider the formation of enterprise cooperatives as a viable alternative to the more difficult process of mergers, according to industry experts.…

Charity Merger Review

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 21st August 2014 -  A review of charity merger trends in the UK has found that health and social Not for Profits make up the majority of mergers, with mental health and disability organisations showing…


The Crux of NFP Mergers

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 10th October 2013 -  Funding changes are already showing signs of change in the disability and the aged care sectors including Not for Profit mergers. But organisations need a ‘culture change’
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