Hang On, Merge, Close: Making Tough Choices During a Crisis

Nov 06, 2020 10:00AM—12:00PM


This event will be held virtually only. You will receive additional instructions once you complete your registration.

Cost Free

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This timely webinar dives into the tough decision-making that nonprofits are forced to face due to the impacts of the COVID pandemic. Doug Green of La Piana Consulting, discusses the three types of nonprofits during the crisis, provides guidance for a self-assessment, and explores different options for going forward including potential strategic restructuring. Whether your organization might be considering holding on, joining forces with others, or closing; this webinar will guide you in thinking through your options, summarize the process, and explain the importance of the clarity of purpose during this time.

This session follows up on conversations had during Strategic Partnerships: Collaborative Practices to Sustain Impact taking place on October 15 – to register for that session first, please click here. 

This workshop is being provided at no cost, thanks to the generous support of The Community Foundation For Northeast Florida.

Portrait of Presenter Doug Green of La Piana ConsultingAbout the Presenter: Doug Green is a Senior Consultant with La Piana Consulting. Doug works with nonprofit leaders to help them do their good work more effectively. His consulting is informed by diverse experiences with nonprofits and organizations in times of great change. In the 1980s S&L crisis, he supported the first modern interstate banking mergers with financial analysis. He also led an AIDS services organization during the height of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and has been a consultant to nonprofits during the Great Recession and its uneven recovery. Doug thrives on challenges and enjoys partnering with clients on multifaceted projects that draw on his range of skills in communication, analysis, and group facilitation.

Prior to joining La Piana in 2016, Doug consulted independently to numerous nonprofits on California’s Central Coast and served as director of the Resource Center for Nonprofit Management at the Ventura County Community Foundation. He also has executive-level experience in public affairs, in both the nonprofit and public sectors. Doug has helped prepared the next generation of leaders as a professor of nonprofit studies at Pepperdine University and California Lutheran University.

Doug has an MBA with a concentration in Finance from Souther Methodist University’s Cox School of Business and a BA in English from the University of North Florida. He co-founded and continues to co-host the Nonprofit Leadership Institute at Pepperdine University and is currently a featured faculty member for the Center for Nonprofit Leadership at California Lutheran University.