Board Governance

Meet a Finalist: Bowen McCauley Dance

Leading up to the Board Leadership Showcase on July 24, we are delighted to share with you insights from finalists of the Center’s 2013 Board Leadership Award. The award recognizes and spotlights outstanding leadership from Boards of Directors of Washington-area nonprofit organizations. Read more »

Finalists Announced for 2013 Board Leadership Award

The Center for Nonprofit Advancement is pleased to announce four finalists for the 2013 Board Leadership Award presented by CohnReznick LLP. This competitive award 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 2013 Award include:

Under $2 Million Budget Category: Read more »

2013 Best Practices Celebration

May 23, 2013 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm

This event is SOLD OUT. Sign up for e-news or follow us on Twitter for news from the Celebration. Read more »

The Washington Post, 1150 15th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20071

2014 Board Leadership Award

You are invited to make a nomination for the Center for Nonprofit Advancement's 2014 Board Leadership Award presented by CohnReznick with additional support by BoardSource. Nominations will be accepted from January 31 through March 31.


Download the 2014 nomination packet. Read more »

Nonprofits Discuss Board Leadership

More than 65 nonprofits leaders from across the Greater Washington region came together on September 25 to discuss board leadership at “Leadership on the Line: Sourcing and Motivating a Dynamic Board.”  The Center hosted this event in partnership with Orr Associates, Leadership Greater Washington, M&T Bank and the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments.  Read more »

Sample Board Orientation Manual

Sample Board Orientation Manual provided courtesy of the DC Bar Pro Bono Program

Leadership on the Line: Sourcing and Motivating a Dynamic Board

September 25, 2012 - 8:00am - 12:00pm

Designed exclusively for CEOs, Executive Directors and Board Members of mid to large-sized nonprofit organizations.

During this special seminar, nonprofit leaders and Board chairs of some of the most well-respected nonprofit organizations address issues they face in their respective positions.

Event Agenda: Read more »

Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments COG Board Room - Suite 300 777 North Capitol Street, NE Washington, DC 20002
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Strategic Planning for 2013

December 7, 2012 - 9:30am - 11:30am

Faculty: Maria Carrasquillo, Principle MJH Consulting,

Course Objective: Create a process for your 2013 Strategic Plan Read more »

Center for Nonprofit Advancement, 1666 K Street, NW, Suite 440, Washington, DC 20006

Entrepreneurial Strategic Thinking for Nonprofit Organizations

December 5, 2012 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Faculty: Elizabeth Scott, President and CEO, Brighter Strategies, LLC\

Course Objective: Learn the key principles of strategic thinking and how to leverage your organizational culture for success

This training will discuss the principles of strategic thinking and the critical facets of organizational culture that must be in place to actualize strategic thinking.  Join us to create a plan to construct the right culture and strategy to manage your organizational success. Read more »

Center for Nonprofit Advancement, 1666 K Street, NW, Suite 440, Washington, DC 20006
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