Robert Eggers’ interesting take in The Huffington Post on how to merge nonprofit organizations at five operational, versus program, levels:

1. Backroom Services

2. Associations

3. Banking

4. Commerce

5. Votes

Re #3: It goes without saying organizing a merger around banking opportunities would require careful research and prior negotiation with bank industry professionals before moving forward. More later…

Re # 4: Check out “Commerce” in relation to Leadership for Good posts also posted today.

Eggers in Huffington Post on 4-11-12:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-egger/nonprofit-mergers_b_1416178.html