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7 Steps to Host a Discussion on charlottesville

Just because you went to work, doesn't mean you're over what happened in Charlottesville. 
Now that you're back at your desk, how can you cope with the range of emotions and your never-ending to-do list?

Politicizing Nonprofits

• On July 20 members of the Center's Nonprofit Public Sector Partnership Network co-hosted a webinar presented with the National Council of Nonprofits titled “Politicizing Nonprofits” to explain how the Johnson Amendment keeps partisan politics out of nonprofits.

Evaluate Your Nonprofit’s Taxes, Safeguard Your Funding

As a nonprofit leader, you rely on your staff to stretch resources to meet your mission’s objectives. But with rising operating costs, maintaining cash flow is an ongoing concern for employers. Couldn’t you use some relief?

Celebrating Board Leadership with #BoardAward17 sponsor, CohnReznick

 

 

As we prepare for the 2017 Board Leadership Award Showcase, we asked the award's sponsor, CohnReznick, to share their thoughts on board and nonprofit leadership. Here's what they have to say:

 

 

 

 

meet 2017 board leadership award finalist washington school for girls

In preparation for the 2017 Board Leadership Award Showcase, we're sharing insights from this year's finalists! These outstanding Board of Directors from Washington-area nonprofits build and sustain successful organizations by executing their fiduciary and leadership responsibilities.

meet 2017 board leadership award finalist Child & Family Network Centers

In preparation for the 2017 Board Leadership Award Showcase, we're sharing insights from this year's finalists! These outstanding Board of Directors from Washington-area nonprofits build and sustain successful organizations by executing their fiduciary and leadership responsibilities.

meet 2017 board leadership award finalist mary's center

In preparation for the 2017 Board Leadership Award Showcase, we're sharing insights from this year's finalists! These outstanding Board of Directors from Washington-area nonprofits build and sustain successful organizations by executing their fiduciary and leadership responsibilities.

executive transition and interim assistance

The non-profit sector is finding it more and more effective to use interim executive directors during a period of transition. Usually, the trigger for a Board of Directors to hire an interim executive director is the current executive’s departure or retirement. An interim executive is able to keep the organization running, to calm nervous staff, funders and community stakeholders and to provide an assessment that can guide the Board in charting the organization’s future.

Meet 2017 Board Leadership Award finalist DC Scores

In preparation for the 2017 Board Leadership Award Showcase, we're sharing insights from this year's finalists! These outstanding Board of Directors from Washington-area nonprofits build and sustain successful organizations by executing their fiduciary and leadership responsibilites.

Nonprofit Public Sector Partnership Network

Working with leaders in each local jurisdiction, the Center launched the Nonprofit Public Sector Partnership Network to maintain and advance the advocacy momentum of the past decade. We sat down with a few of the Network's members and Director, Betty Dean, for an update on their initiatives and nonprofit advocacy around the region. Here's what she had to say: 
 

From Maryland Nonprofits:

Leading with American Express

For the second year in a row, the Center attended the MCON Conference in Washington, DC to meet young emerging leaders and local changemakers. This year, Center CEO, Glen O'Gilvie, hosted pop-up workshops with American Express to discuss cross-sector leadership lessons for millennials. Here's what he had to say:

 

Glen’s top three cross-sector tips for millennials looking to change the world include:

Executive Transition Strategies with IENetwork

 

 

Managing an executive transition can be one of the most important and challenging jobs a governing Board faces. We asked our DC Interim Executive Network, a resource for nonprofit boards planning for succession or responding to crisis, for their transition best practices. Here's what they had to say: 

 

 

#EXCELAward Live

 

 

On Thursday, June 15th, Center CEO Glen O'Gilvie sat down with our EXCEL Award panel to discuss nonprofit executive leadership. Press play for a recap of insights from panelists (left to right):

 

Advocacy: Determining Your Organization’s Role

On Wednesday, May 20, the Center partnered with United Way of the National Capital Area on a one-day conference for nonprofits that #ServeYouth. The Center's Advocacy Network Program Director, Betty Dean, led a breakout session on Advocacy: Determining Your Role. In case you missed it, here's a recap of how your nonprofit can be engaged in advocacy, regardless of size: 

Allow Me to Introduce Myself…

Hello members and guests! My name is Betty Dean and I’ve recently joined the Center for Nonprofit Advancement as Director of the Nonprofit Public Sector Partnership Program. In that capacity, I’ll be attempting to fill the very big shoes of Ms.