Nonprofit Alliances and Mergers: Navigating Strategic Restructuring

This workshop is for Hudson Valley nonprofits interested in learning about nonprofit alliances, mergers, and other opportunities for nonprofit strategic restructuring. This session will acquaint nonprofit leaders with the array of strategic partnership options and the principles/practices of these relationships; normalize the use of strategic partnerships as a tool for organizational growth and sustainability; and provide tools to further pursue potential relationships through the remaining phases.


Scott Cotenoff, Partner & Christine Chen, Senior Consultant – La Piana Consulting

and Nicole Fenichel-Hewitt, Executive Director, The Art Effect

Date: Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Time: 12:00-2:00 pm


Strategic Partnerships in the COVID Era: The Nonprofit Landscape

With unprecedented challenges before and ahead, what are different methods for mission-aligned nonprofits to ensure social impact?

This session explores the factors, dimensions and impacts of our changing and uncerain nonprofit corporate landscape; what it means for those seeking restructuring solutions what the core models are, including mergers, affiliations and substantive shared services; and what state regulatory changes are needed to support our sector’s efforts in this regard.

Participant Takeaways:

  • Gain up-to-date awareness as to the strategic impact of the COVID-19 era on nonprofits
  • Understand the practical pros and cons of, and processes associated with, the core restructuring models
  • Learn the impact of state regulatory processes that may apply and the changes that are needed