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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:

Behind the Tweets: Sarah K. Ford

Research and ongoing conversations with members of the Center for Nonprofit Advancement demonstrate that marketing and communications is an area of top concern for nonprofits across our region. Social media—from Facebook to Pinterest—is among the newest tools in the communications toolbox. How do organizations effectively integrate social media into their existing communications and fundraising strategies? How do staff stay active in online conversations while meeting offline needs within their organizations?

Good Shepherd Housing and Family Services Wins The Washington Post 2013 Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management

Social Service Organization Recognized for Board Engagement, Risk Management Practices

Combined Federal Campaign Teleconference Alert

Updated May 31:

An archived full recording of the joint conference call held May 29, featuring Rick Cohen of Nonprofit Quarterly and Steve Delfin from America’s Charities, is available. Request a copy of the recording

Spotlight on Leadership: Martha’s Table

In April, 20-year Center member Martha’s Table welcomed Patty Stonesifer as the organization’s new President and CEO. Patty's previous experience includes Chair of the White House Council for Community Solutions and ten years as the founding CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. We talked with Patty about her journey to Martha’s Table and look forward to working with her in her new role.

Tell us a bit about Martha's Table and how the community benefits from your services.

News and Opportunities from the Community

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

Make a Nomination: National Capital Philanthropy Day Awards

The Association of Fundraising Professions/Washington DC Metro Area Chapter seeks nominations for its National Capital Philanthropy Day Awards. Awards will be presented in the following six areas:

Meet a Finalist: Young Playwrights’ Theater

Leading up to the Best Practices Celebration, each day this week we are highlighting a finalist for The Washington Post 2013 Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management.

Meet Post Award Finalist Young Playwrights’ Theater

Meet a Finalist: PRS, Inc.

Leading up to the Best Practices Celebration, each day this week we are highlighting a finalist for The Washington Post 2013 Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management.

Meet Post Award Finalist PRS, Inc.

Member News and Opportunities

A sampling of news, events and opportunities from members of the Center for Nonprofit Advancement. Make a date to connect!

Upcoming Events

Showing Love: Quality Trust for Individuals with Disabilities

The Center for Nonprofit Advancement is proud of our nearly 1,000 member nonprofits and their contributions to the nonprofit sector and our communities. In our Showing Love series, we’re excited to promote the amazing work that our members do for their communities. From the staff at the Center, thank you for all of your tireless hours and diligence.
 

Freddie Mac Foundation Finalizes Plan to Complete Activities

Freddie Mac Foundation has finalized its plan to complete the organization’s activities and distribute its assets.

“We’re proud of our involvement in partnership with 8 Neighbors*, which helped reduce the impact this transition will have on the Foundation’s grantees and the people they serve,” said Center CEO Glen O’Gilvie.

Meet a Finalist: Good Shepherd Housing and Family Services

Leading up to the Best Practices Celebration, each day this week we are highlighting a finalist for The Washington Post 2013 Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management.

Meet Post Award Finalist Good Shepherd Housing and Family Services

Meet a Finalist: Carpenter's Shelter

Leading up to the Best Practices Celebration, each day this week we are highlighting a finalist for The Washington Post 2013 Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management

Meet Post Award Finalist Carpenter’s Shelter

Ready for Next Gen?

Let’s face it, “Next Gen” is now. Generation X and Generation Y/Millennials sit alongside Baby Boomers and those that came before. They’re our co-workers, board members, volunteers and donors. What makes these next generations unique and how should we as nonprofits respond and adapt?

Two recent discussions delved into this question from the donor perspective.