Stronger Together: The Rainforest Alliance and UTZ to Merge

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Stronger Together: The Rainforest Alliance and UTZ to Merge

The new organization will create a single agriculture sustainability standard, simplify the certification process, and continue to improve livelihoods for farmers and forest communities.

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Collaboration Prize: Alliances Take Center Stage

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Collaboration Prize: Alliances Take Center Stage Observations and analysis from the 2017 Collaboration Prize applicant pool. Continue Reading

New Case Study: From Strategy to Success

Monday, April 17, 2017

New Case Study: From Strategy to Success

Our latest case study features an up-close look at how Grand St. Settlement used Real-Time Strategic Planning to craft responses to new opportunities and changing community needs, and then aligned their talent, culture, and resources to turn that strategy into action.

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Join Our Team

Friday, March 24, 2017

Join Our Team

We are welcoming applications for a full-time Senior Consultant position. Candidates should have deep knowledge of the social sector, consulting experience, and appetite for travel. 

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Learn More About The Power of Possibility

Thursday, February 09, 2017

Learn More About The Power of Possibility

Strategic alliances and restructuring can be a powerful way to serve your organization’s core purpose.

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2017 Collaboration Prize Announces Eighteen Semi-Finalists

Thursday, February 02, 2017

2017 Collaboration Prize Announces Eighteen Semi-Finalists

This national award highlights exceptional models of permanent nonprofit collaboration.

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Announcements: Our Team

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Announcements: Our Team

La Piana Consulting is pleased to announce that Scott Cotenoff and Melissa Mendes Campos have been made Partners in the firm.

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Nonprofits Assistance Fund and MAP for Nonprofits Announce Merger

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Nonprofits Assistance Fund and MAP for Nonprofits Announce Merger

Minnesota-based community development financial institution (CDFI) Nonprofits Assistance Fund and consulting and capacity-building organization MAP for Nonprofits have announced their merger effective January 1, 2017.

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Tips on Successful Mergers in The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Tips on Successful Mergers in The Chronicle of Philanthropy

La Piana Consulting Partner, Jo DeBolt, and other sector leaders and experts offer insights and advice in this article “Seven Steps for Making Nonprofit Mergers Work."

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New Article from David La Piana on Philantopic / PNDBlog

Thursday, October 06, 2016

New Article from David La Piana on Philantopic / PNDBlog

Private foundations often lack one of the most valuable inputs for any organization: frequent, timely, and accurate market feedback. Thoughtful grantee engagement strategies are our best hope of addressing this, but authentic engagement requires a fundamental shift in thinking.

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