It doesn't happen often, but sometimes nonprofit organizations merge or are incorporated into one another.
For example, your nonprofit may be contemplating an acquisition of a smaller organization or perhaps you may be merged into a larger organization. In either event, this represents a significant change for managers both personally and professionally.
What causes nonprofit organizations to join forces? After all, groups generally start off with a distinct mandate and a commitment from its supporters. Of course, the reasons vary according to actual circumstances, but most mergers and acquisitions in the nonprofit world can be traced to one of these two reasons: