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Why and When Should Nonprofits Consider a Merger?

Lessons from the Connecticut Foodshare Merger

Why do nonprofits typically look to merge? Nonprofit organizations typically merge to grow, to stabilize or, at times, to survive. Organizations who are not interested in a full merger may want to pursue a “strategic alliance” or “strategic collaboration” to create greater efficiencies or expand their reach. Whether looking at a merger or an alliance, organizations are often looking to:

  • increase service delivery and/or geographic […]
2022-06-10T01:52:45+00:00June 9, 2022|

How a Nonprofit Merger Led to a Bigger and Better Mission


On Wednesday, May 3, TSG’s Debra Hertz facilitated a conversation with the principals from Connecticut Foodshare on how they handled the “make or break moments” to maximize the merger’s impact and success. Some overall key learnings from the webinar:

  1. Respect the process. It matters.
  2. Leadership (both staff and board) is essential.
  3. Culture is key.
  4. Walk through the pain. The […]
2022-05-09T18:39:22+00:00May 4, 2022|

Advertise your job posting with The Strategy Group!

Looking to get more visibility for your nonprofit’s job posting? Let The Strategy Group help!

Who we are:

The Strategy Group is an advisory firm that provides transformative guidance, direction, and support to nonprofit organizations. We know directing a nonprofit and delivering on your mission can be challenging. Our team of experienced consultants offers a wide range of firsthand experience and skills across the nonprofit sector. We work collaboratively with you to […]

2022-04-26T16:59:21+00:00April 26, 2022|

Database Manager | Boys and Girls Club of Greenwich



For over 100 years, the Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich (BGCG) has offered Greenwich kids a safe place to learn and grow. Every day over 350 kids come to BGCG after school. Programs focus on academic enrichment, healthy lifestyles, and character development. In addition, the organization runs a summer program at its downtown location and at Camp Simmons.

The organization seeks […]

2022-04-25T22:57:02+00:00April 24, 2022|

Deputy Director of Programs | Fairfield Museum and History Center



Fairfield Museum and History Center is hiring a new Deputy Director of Programs. The Deputy Director for Programs will plan and implement strategies for delivering a broad range of creative programs, events, and exhibits that advance the Fairfield Museum’s educational mission, expand community partnerships, and encourage deeper engagement with diverse audiences throughout southwestern CT. The Deputy Director for Programs provides […]

2022-04-22T15:59:35+00:00April 22, 2022|

Job Opportunities | Kids in Crisis

Since 1978, Kids in Crisis in Greenwich, CT has provided critical social services to more than 160,000 babies, children, teens and their families. Kids In Crisis staff serve on more than 20 children’s advocacy working groups at the national, regional, state and local levels. They have received local and national recognition for its work, and serves as a model for other organizations throughout […]

2022-04-12T13:53:58+00:00April 5, 2022|

Strengthening Nonprofits with Capacity Building: An Investment in Success and Long-Term Impact

Nonprofit sustainability, or the ability to continue delivering relevant social impact day in and day out, has always been important to nonprofit leaders and to The Strategy Group. We see that in the strategic plans we guide our clients to create, in the people we help them hire, and in the retreats and workshops we conduct for staff and board to build strong foundational organizations. However, the work doesn’t end […]

2022-04-05T22:40:24+00:00April 5, 2022|

Developing Internal Communications to Nurture a Happy and Productive Workplace


On March 31, The Strategy Group held a webinar with Adam Schair, Head of Internal Communications at New York Life will share with TSG partners and nonprofit executives and managers from around the country the best tips and strategies for strengthening internal communications (a critical topic you have been asking about).

Adam has 20 years of expertise in leading teams […]

2022-04-05T22:48:00+00:00April 4, 2022|

Best Resources and Advice for Nonprofit Job Searches

The right fit matters. Over the two years, The Strategy Group has helped lead or contribute to over 20 job nonprofit job searches. As part of this work, we’ve had success with some and misses with others.

Here is a list of the best websites and job boards for nonprofit searches:

2022-02-03T16:29:51+00:00February 3, 2022|

Executive Director | NeighborShare




NeighborShare is a nonprofit startup on a mission to empower community frontline heroes to get our neighbors the help they need, when they need it.

Founded during the pandemic, NeighborShare has quickly scaled its footprint to a national network of over 60 partner organizations, directly helping over 2500 neighbors across 25+ states within our initial proof […]

2022-04-12T13:55:27+00:00January 25, 2022|
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