Building a Better Voice for Democracy Reform: The Demos / NVRI merger

Participating Organizations

  • National Voting Rights Institute, Brighton, MA

Please note that all data below was derived from the collaboration's nomination for the Collaboration Prize. None of the submitted data were independently verified for accuracy.

Merger by which governance, programs and administrative functions have been combined but which may or may not have included the integration into a single corporate entity.
  • Civil Rights
  • Public Affairs
  • Minorities
  • Economically Disadvantaged
  • Achieve administrative efficiencies
  • Improve the quality of services / programs
  • Serve more and/or different clients / audiences
  • Expand reach and/or range of services / programs
  • Improve programmatic outcomes
  • Develop a stronger / more effective "voice"
  • Maximize financial resources
Competition for funding, donors and/or clientele
Executive Director(s) / CEO(s) / President(s)
One Executive Director / CEO / President
Raising funds or integrating fund development to support the collaboration
  • Fund development - Improved fundraising results
  • Financial savings - Consolidation of management / administration
  • Financial savings - Combined / coordinated marketing
  • Financial savings - Joint purchasing
  • Financial savings - Consolidation of staff positions
  • Financial savings - Coordination / consolidation of programming
  • Financial savings - Reduced legal costs
  • Stronger / more effective "voice"
  • Improved quality of programs / services
  • Improved programmatic outcomes
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