Serving Related Organizations: Benevolent Obligation or Profitable Venture?

Serving Related Organizations: Benevolent Obligation or Profitable Venture?

By: Ronald M Moen

If your association provides management services to related organizations such as autonomous chapters, affiliated societies, or other component groups, you could learn much from association management companies. By following four tactics for increasing efficiency and raising ROI, you could turn your management services into a source for bottom-line revenue.

Many nonprofit organizations, especially in the healthcare field, serve autonomous related organizations as a part of their business model. These related organizations may take the form of chapters, affiliated societies, independent associations, distinct divisions, or specific membership groups. In many cases, the service delivery is from an internal department of the larger organization. In other situations, the service delivery is from a distinct division. ...