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The Center for Nonprofit Advancement is now accepting nominations for the Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman 2012 EXCEL Award. Nominations are due July 13, 2012. Access the online nomination form.

This competitive award spotlights up to three outstanding nonprofit leaders in the Washington metropolitan area for outstanding nonprofit chief executive leadership.

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More than 350 nonprofit leaders and staff from across Greater Washington came together on June 12 for the 12th Annual Public Private Partnership Conference. The Center for Nonprofit Advancement was proud to host this comprehensive day of learning and networking in partnership with the District Office of Partnerships and Grant Services.

Ten break out sessions shared tangible tips and strategies with attendees in financial management, social media, fundraising and partnerships—building in complexity from theory to practice as the day progressed.

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Social Service Organization Recognized for Superior Human Resources, Communications Practices

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The Center for Nonprofit Advancement has launched a new partnership with Capital Business to share best practices in nonprofit management.

Capital Business is a weekly publication from The Washington Post that covers local industries and companies, as well as the dynamics of doing business in and around the greater Washington area.

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May 14, 2012—Washington, DC—A study released today by the Center for Nonprofit Advancement demonstrates there is persistent strain on nonprofit organizations throughout Greater Washington. However, in this fifth regional study, local nonprofits report receiving some positive news from funders in conjunction with declines in revenue and increases in demand for services.

Key findings:

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April 25, 2012—WASHINGTON, DC—The Center for Nonprofit Advancement and The Washington Post are pleased to announce the five finalists for The Washington Post 2012 Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management. In its 18th year, the award continues to recognize outstanding achievement in nonprofit management by Greater Washington-area nonprofit organizations.

Finalists for the 2012 Post Award include:

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April 17, 2012—The Volunteer Engagement Stars report released by the Center for Nonprofit Advancement and Volunteer Frontier today discusses the potential return on investment regional nonprofits can receive through leveraging volunteers.  The report tracks the financial and in-kind contributions stakeholders gave nine local nonprofits and discusses how these organizations leveraged the time, talent and treasures of volunteers to produce thousands of

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More than $4,000 in support for each selected organization

The Center for Nonprofit Advancement is proud to announce and issue a call for applications to its 2012 Financial Management Support Initiative.  In its pilot year the Initiative will partner with nonprofit organizations East of the River in Washington, DC and in Prince George’s County, Maryland to review, assess and strengthen their financial management abilities.

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You are invited to make a nomination for the Center for Nonprofit Advancement's Board Leadership Award in partnership with Reznick Group and BoardSource. Nominations will be accepted from February 1 through March 16.

Download the 2012 nomination packet.

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The Center for Nonprofit Advancement today announces Greenbrier Learning Center and N Street Village as winners of the 2011 Board Leadership Award. In its inaugural year, this competitive award, in partnership with Reznick Group and BoardSource, recognizes the role that boards play in building and sustaining successful organizations by executing their fiduciary and leadership responsibilities—assuring that they are well led, well supported and responsive to the people and communities they serve.

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Call for Applications: The Washington Post 2012 Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management

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2011 Phyllis Campbell Newsome Public Policy Leadership Award

The Center for Nonprofit Advancement honored an outstanding group of public servants for their dedication to the region's nonprofit community at the 2011 Annual Celebration on October 18.

Elected officials from the District of Columbia, Northern Virginia and Montgomery and Prince George’s counties in Maryland were recognized with the 2011 Phyllis Campbell Newsome Public Policy Leadership Award. Honorees included:

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Washington, D.C. – October 18, 2011 – The Center for Nonprofit Advancement announced today recipients of the Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman 2011 EXCEL Award for excellence in chief executive leadership. This competitive award spotlights up to three outstanding nonprofit leaders in the Washington metropolitan area for outstanding nonprofit chief executive leadership.

2011 Award recipients include the following nonprofit chief executives:

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The EnVest Foundation has named Center for Nonprofit Advancement CEO Glen O’Gilvie among its 2011 “40under40” honorees.

2011 Award winners will be recognized on October 18 during an event at the J.W. Marriott in Washington, DC.

The EnVest Foundation recognizes members of a generation under the age of 40 who have chosen to make philanthropy a lifestyle. In its fifth year, the foundation’s “40under40” recognition award honors 40 individuals under the age of 40 who are doing just that.

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The Center for Nonprofit Advancement is pleased to announce five finalists for the inaugural Board Leadership Award. This competitive award, in partnership with Reznick Group and BoardSource, recognizes the role that boards play in building and sustaining successful organizations by executing their fiduciary and leadership responsibilities—assuring that they are well led, well supported and responsive to the people and communities they serve.

Finalists for the 2011 Award include:

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