Let's talk mission and merger: how mergers and sharing models can help charities better achieve their mission

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Joy, Iona; Boswell, Katie; Carrington, Oliver
New Philanthropy Capital
Date of publication
19 April 2018
Social Policy, Children and Young People
Social welfare
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Merger has a negative reputation in the charity sector. However this research, based on interviews with 50 charities, has found that mergers can be a powerful tool achieving more for causes. It sets out the different models of merger available, dispelling the myth that mergers are always takeovers and makes clear recommendations to charities, funders and regulators to enable more mergers to happen.

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