Heard on the Street: reorganizing for impact, a move to Harlem, and more

Heard on the Street – here’s what we were reading last week:

Children’s Aid Announced Headquarters Move to Harlem: Next Street client Children’s Aid announced last week their plans to relocate its headquarters from midtown to Harlem. The move will consolidate its program and administrative staff into one location, where they can better serve their 40+ sites across the city.

You Can’t Make Change out There, if You Don’t Make Change in Here: FSG released a new report last week, Being the Change, which explores how foundations are rethinking their organizational structures in order to achieve the greatest impact.

How Nonprofit Boards Can Start the Merger Conversation: In order to achieve greater impact, some nonprofits might consider inorganic growth, including mergers, acquisitions, and other strategic alliances. It’s important to time these conversations appropriately, to ensure that the benefits outweigh the costs.

Is Housing Inequality the Main Driver of Economic Inequality?: “A growing body of research suggests that inequality in the value of Americans’ homes is a major factor—perhaps the key factor—in the country’s economic divides.”