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Meet a Finalist: Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

Each day this week on our blog we are highlighting a finalist for The Washington Post 2011 Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management.

Meet Post Award Finalist Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

East of the River Nonprofit Convening

More than 50 leaders from East of the River nonprofits recently came together to identify and develop viable strategies to support their capacity building efforts and increase outcomes. The Center for Nonprofit Advancement, Greater DC Cares, the District’s Office of Partnerships and Grant Services and the Ward 7 Nonprofit Network partnered to host this community meeting.

Getting a Move On

At our Health Program Open Enrollment Meetings, Center for Nonprofit Advancement CEO Glen O’Gilvie kicked off each of our three sessions with some exercise. Center member executive directors, human resource managers and staff rose from their seats to work their arms, legs and more.

Meet a Finalist: Prince George’s Child Resource Center, Inc.

Each day this week on our blog we are highlighting a finalist for The Washington Post 2011 Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management.

Meet Post Award Finalist Prince George’s Child Resource Center, Inc.

Meet a Finalist: Latin American Youth Center

Each day this week on our blog we are highlighting a finalist for The Washington Post 2011 Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management.

Meet Post Award Finalist Latin American Youth Center

ACTION ALERT for DC, MD

Guest post from the Think Twice Before You Slice Campaign.

This week's update is a Call To Action for the District of Columbia and Prince George's County, with important activities detailed below. Please take a moment to participate - your voice will make a difference to decision-makers!

Meet a Finalist: Horton’s Kids

Each day this week on our blog we are highlighting a finalist for The Washington Post 2011 Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management.

Meet Post Award Finalist Horton’s Kids

Behind the Scenes with The Post Award

In March, following review of part two applications from 10 semi-finalist organizations, the Selection Committee for The Washington Post 2011 Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management met to select finalist organizations for the 2011 competition.

Finalists for The Washington Post Award For Excellence in Nonprofit Management Announced

April 11, 2011—WASHINGTON, DC—The Washington Post and the Center for Nonprofit Advancement are pleased to announce the four finalists for The Washington Post 2011 Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management. In its 17th year, the award continues to recognize outstanding achievement in nonprofit management by Greater Washington-area nonprofit organizations.

Finalists for the 2011 Post Award include:

Business Law Course for Nonprofits

On March 31, the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Program, in partnership with the Center for Nonprofit Advancement and the law firm of Arnold & Porter, kicked-off an eight-part business law course for nonprofit executives: Understanding the Fundamentals of Nonprofit Organizations.

The first two sessions covered the basics of nonprofit law including IRS requirements for 501(c)(3) organizations and best practices in nonprofit governance. The next two sessions in the series will focus on employment laws and how they apply to nonprofit organizations.

Member News and Opportunities

A sampling of news, events and opportunities from members of the Center for Nonprofit Advancement.

Accepting Nominations: 2011 Board Leadership Award

You are invited to make a nomination for the Center for Nonprofit Advancement's inaugural Board Leadership Award in partnership with Reznick Group and BoardSource. Nominations will be accepted from March 31 through May 20.

Download the 2011 nomination packet.

Center and Black Philanthropic Alliance Partner to Host Peer Coaching Network

The Center for Nonprofit Advancement is proud to partner with the Black Philanthropic Alliance (BPA), a network of professionals in philanthropic and nonprofit management, to invite applicants to the 2011 Executive Director Peer Coaching Network.

The network is designed to enhance and strengthen leadership skills; provide a forum for problem solving; provide a “safe place” for leaders of color to discuss challenges and issues; and provide mentoring and encouragement for the next generation of minority leaders.

Member News and Opportunities

A sampling of news, events and opportunities from members of the Center for Nonprofit Advancement.

From the Community: Webinars, Open House, Relief in Japan and More

A sampling of opportunities for Washington-area nonprofit organizations. For daily updates, follow the Center of Twitter.

Free Webinar Series on Planned Giving