These are scary times and while I hate to add to the chaos by waxing on and on about the economy, I'd also be remiss if I didn't offer some thoughts about how to hoe the road ahead.
Let's face it, 2009 is likely to be a tough year for most charitable organizations.
One strategy for staying in the game and even improving your organizational performance is to merge with another organization. That way you can share administrative costs to reduce overhead and (hopefully) provide complimentary services to your clients.
Check out this live chat on Tuesday 12/2 hosted by the Chronicle of Philanthropy to see if a merger is the next right step for your team.