Can you

GROW

your impact?

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Can you

GROW

your impact?

We see mergers, partnerships, affiliations, and other strategic restructuring methods as tools to allow nonprofit organizations to combine forces to do more and be more impactful.

Let’s see how

CLIENT STORY: Extending geographic reach with more partners.

M+S facilitated the merger of three affordable housing nonprofits in Lake County, Illinois.

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How do you get from “Me” to

“We”?

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How do you get from “Me” to

“We”?

At M+S, we know how to help nonprofits find their synergies and create a glide path to alignment and implementation of a merger or other type of restructuring agreement, for long-term success and growth of their missions’ impact.

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CLIENT STORY: Leveraging each other’s synergies to become a best-in-class leader

M+ S facilitated an asset acquisition of NorthPointe Resources, a behavioral health nonprofit, by Aspire Illinois.

Start with

“ME.”

Start with

“ME.”

Who are you — what’s your story? At M+S we listen carefully and delve deeply into each client’s history, mission, finances, organization structure, and vision for the future. What are your hopes and dreams? How can the right partner help you get there, and vice versa?

What’s next?

CLIENT STORY: Empowering Korean Culture by combining forces.

M+S facilitated the merger of two human service agencies serving the Korean American community.

Proceed to

“YOU & ME”

Proceed to

“YOU & ME”

How well do potential partner organizations fit? We do a thorough analysis to make sure culture, finances, programs, business strategy, and governing structures can comfortably and effectively combine.

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CLIENT STORY: Creating inclusive communities for youth through art and music

M+S facilitated a merger of two arts-based nonprofits in Chicago.

Getting to

“WE.”

Getting to

“WE.”

Impactful organizations are those that agree on mission, vision, values, governance, and the operating plan. How will 1 + 1 = 3? When done right, “bigger can be better.”

How deep do the organizations need to collaborate to achieve their goals? Just at the program level? Shared administrative staff? Complete governance integration? M+S helps our clients determine what the right structural fit is.

What fits yours?

CLIENT STORY: Leveraging Organizational Strengths to Create a Continuum of Services

M+S facilitated a merger of two human service nonprofits in Chicago's suburbs.

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Asking our clients how it went

Asking our clients how it went

We listen to our clients. You can, too! Listen to some of our clients’ stories. Each one is unique, but they share the common bond of increased impact and a focused mission.

Hear their stories