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The Center for Nonprofit Advancement is now accepting nominations for the Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman 2010 EXCEL Award.

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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Greater Washington Region Nonprofit Organizations Recognized

The Center for Nonprofit Advancement is pleased to announce five finalists for The 16th Annual Washington Post Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management. Each year this competitive award recognizes outstanding achievement in nonprofit management by a Greater Washington-area nonprofit organization.

Finalists for the 2010 Post Award include:

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Since the start of the recession, the Center for Nonprofit Advancement has been laser-focused on providing our nearly 800 member nonprofits throughout Greater Washington with the tools and resources they need to meet their mission.

This month, we have added yet another service for our members—24-hour online access to the tools they need to succeed, because when it’s 10:00 pm and the board meeting starts at 8:00 am, you don’t have time to search or wait.

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On March 31, more than 100 leaders from Baltimore and Washington region nonprofit organizations convened for the release of two reports on diversity among the region’s nonprofits—the first major study of nonprofit leadership diversity in the Baltimore-Washington region.

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Washington, D.C. – January 29, 2010 – The Center for Nonprofit Advancement announced today the addition of human resources support to its Back Office in a Box (BOB) program. BOB is a suite of high-quality administrative services made available at a reasonable cost to Center member nonprofit organizations throughout the Greater Washington region including the District of Columbia, Northern Virginia and Montgomery and Prince George’s counties in Maryland.

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Washington, DC—Thursday, January 21—The Nonprofit Roundtable of Greater Washington and the Center for Nonprofit Advancement announced today a joint advocacy campaign for the 2011 fiscal year budget cycles in the District of Columbia, Northern Virginia and suburban Maryland. The campaign, “Think Twice Before You Slice,” is designed to advocate for and educate local elected officials during this critical budget cycle about the incredible assets and services nonprofits bring to their communities.

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The U.S. Supreme Court recently issued a decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (decided January 21, 2010), that has confused some writers who are not as familiar with the important legal distinctions between different types of “nonprofits” that exist or with the differences between federal election laws that the Court changed and tax laws that the Court did not change.

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Washington, DC —November 16, 2009—A survey by the Center for Nonprofit Advancement shows that nonprofit organizations across the greater Washington region continue to experience increasing demand for services while funding continues to decrease.

Nearly (46%) half of respondents to a summer 2009 survey of nonprofits across the region have experienced an increase in demand for services in 2009. As a result of current economic conditions, another 15% have partially eliminated services.

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Washington, D.C. – October 29, 2009–The Center for Nonprofit Advancement announced today recipients of the Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman 2009 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.

2009 Award recipients include the following executive directors:

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