Streetsmart nonprofit managers are looking for savings everywhere, for all the obvious reasons. No type of spending is likely to escape at least momentary attention, and many managers are poring over cost reports looking for increasingly elusive opportunities to reduce spending. From this effort has grown an interest in purchasing economies. It’s a natural direction to try to save money on transactions involving products and services provided by outsiders because the approach has the dual benefit of saving money without threatening jobs. Read more at The NonProfit Times.