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Celebrating Board Leadership with 2015 winner, A-SPAN

The process for the 2016 Board Leadership Award have begun with the opening of nominations! As we wait in anticipation of the announcement of finalists, we asked 2015 winners, Arlington Street People's Assistance Network (A-SPAN), to share their thoughts on board and nonprofit leadership. Here's what their President and CEO, Kathy Sibert, has to say:

Center: How was the award process challenging? How was it rewarding? 

#NPLeadership16 speaker series: Mylestone Plans

On April 20-22, the nation's greatest nonprofit leaders will gather together to accomplish more at the 

29 reasons to attend #NPLeadership16

 In honor of leap day, here are 29 reasons to attend #NPLeadership16

#NPBestPractices from Industrial Bank

Financial knoweldge is found everywhere. The Center chatted with Doyle Mitchell, of Industrial Bank, for his nonprofit finance tips and more on their work in the community. Here's what he had to say:

Center: Tell us a little about where you grew up and how you were raised.

#NPLeadership16 Speaker Spotlight: Jacob Harold

On April 20-22, the nation's greatest nonprofit leaders will gather together to accomplish more at the National Nonprofit Leadership Conference. We asked a few of our session leaders and conference speakers to share their thoughts on leadership. Here's what Jacob had to say:

 

 

#NPLeadership16 Speaker Spotlight: Sharon Stapel

On April 20-22, the nation's greatest nonprofit leaders will gather together to accomplish more at theNational Nonprofit Leadership Conference. We asked a few of our session leaders and conference speakers to share their thoughts on leadership. Here's what Sharon had to say:

#NPLeadership16 Speaker Spotlight: Javier Goldin

On April 20-22, the nation's greatest nonprofit leaders will gather together to accomplish more at the 

#NPLeadership16 Speaker Spotlight: Lolita Cummings Carson

On April 20-22, the nation's greatest nonprofit leaders will gather together to accomplish more at the National Nonprofit Leadership Conference. We asked a few of our session leaders and conference speakers to share their thoughts on leadership. Here's what Lolita had to say:

 

 

Succeeding as a Consultant to Nonprofits

On May 13-14, nonprofit executive leaders will turn their years of experience into successful consulting practices for area nonprofits. Over two content-packed days, the Center's Succeeding as a Consultant to Nonprofits series will show professionals how to translate nonprofit sector knowledge and content/technical skills into a thriving consulting practice. 

4 Steps to Make Parental Leave Work For You in 2016

In 2015, federal and state level entities began taking a fresh look at paid and unpaid parental leave offerings for employees. With varying company policies and little guidance from the federal government on how much to offer, it’s no surprise that nonprofit organizations are having a tough time deciding what the right parental leave policy is for the organization and its employees.

Technology for Nonprofits: Best Practices for Leveraging and Protecting Your Information Assets

In today’s data-driven world all business is digital, however not-for-profits (NFPs) typically lag behind other industries when it comes to investment in IT, and all too often think of IT only as a cost of doing business, not as an enabler of their goals.

Without including technology as part of the strategic plan for their organizations, leaders of NFPs could be missing important opportunities to connect with stakeholders and operate more effectively and efficiently on their tight budgets.

Member Feature: Shared Horizons, Inc.

We asked our members, Shared Horizons, Inc. to share a little more about themselves and their 2015 accomplishments. Here's what they had to say: 

Center: How does Shared Horizons help individuals with special needs to preserve assets and finances? Why is this important?

Tax and Donor Compliance #NPBestPractices from Goldin Group, LLC

Following the Center's tweet chat on tax considerations and donor compliance with Goldin Group,CPA's, we asked them to share more #NPFinance #NPBestPractices for nonprofits facing issues as the year's end comes near. Here's what they had to say:

The Power of Relationships in Grant-Making and Grant-Seeking

For as hard as it seems the nonprofit community is working in harmony with the philanthropic community, are we actually missing the mark?