Affiliated Organizations: Sharing Resources

In a previous post (“Affiliated Organizations: Sharing Employees“), we examined how an affiliated 501(c)(3) organization and 501(c)(4) social welfare organization (or 501(c)(6) business league) can “share” employees. Such affiliations provide an ability to coordinate activities and share resources to more effectively and efficiently further a common goal. But, as...

Affiliated Organizations: Sharing Employees

It is becoming increasingly common to see 501(c)(3) organizations affiliated with 501(c)(4) social welfare organizations or 501(c)(6) business leagues. Such affiliations provide an ability to coordinate activities and share resources to further a common goal. But the affiliated organizations must maintain appropriate separation to mitigate against the risks of...

2017 Collaboration Prize

UPDATE (4/21/17): Read this article in The Nonprofit Quarterly about the 2017 Collaboration Prize winner AgeWell. Applications for the 2017 Collaboration Prize, a national competition that recognizes and celebrates nonprofit organizations that collaborate effectively to create greater impact, open on Monday, October 3, and close at the end of Wednesday,...

Joining Forces in the Back Office – Lodestar Foundation Resources

Sharing Administrative Services, Part IV: Joining Forces in the Back Office – Lodestar Foundation Resources The Lodestar Foundation’s mission is to maximize the growth and impact of philanthropy by encouraging philanthropy, public service and volunteerism; and by supporting long-term collaborations among nonprofits working in the same area in order...