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Healthy Living Challenge: Staying Warm by Running a 5k/10k

We’re charging into this winter with a 5k and 10k this November, and we would love to have you run with us!

As part of our ongoing commitment to support the health of the nearly 6000 nonprofit employees and family members participating in our Health Program, we’re seeking out opportunities like this race to get us all moving.

Upcoming Member Events

A sampling of events and opportunities from members of the Center for Nonprofit Advancement.

Upcoming Events

Behind the Tweets: Ash Kosiewicz

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?

Center Recognizes Local Officials For Dedication To Nonprofit Community

2012 Phyllis Campbell Newsome Public Policy Leadership Award

Washington, D.C. – October 17, 2012 – The Center for Nonprofit Advancement honored an outstanding group of public servants for their dedication to the region's nonprofit community at the 33rd Annual Celebration on October 17.

Center Celebrates Region’s Outstanding Leaders

Washington, D.C. – October 17, 2012 – The Center for Nonprofit Advancement announced today recipients of the Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman 2012 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.

2012 Award recipients include the following nonprofit chief executives:

Member News

A sampling of announcements and articles from members of the Center for Nonprofit Advancement.

Member Announcements

Upcoming Member Events

A sampling of upcoming events from members of the Center for Nonprofit Advancement.

Upcoming Events

Behind the Tweets: Paul Day

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?

Now registering: Employment Law Course for Nonprofit Executives

The D.C. Bar Pro Bono Program, in partnership with the Center for Nonprofit Advancement and the law firm of Crowell Moring, is sponsoring a four-part employment law course for nonprofit executives:  Understanding the Fundamentals of the Employment Relationship.

The four sessions will be held consecutive Thursdays beginning Thursday, October 25.

As part of the course, you will receive an overview of the laws as they apply to nonprofit organizations, including:

Meet a Finalist: Nina Smith of GoodWeave

Leading up to the Center for Nonprofit Advancement’s Annual Celebration on October 17, we are delighted to share with you insights from the finalists for the Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman 2012 EXCEL Award. This award recognizes and spotlights outstanding leadership among Washington-area nonprofit chief executives.

Meet a Finalist: Scott Schenkelberg of Miriam’s Kitchen

Leading up to the Center for Nonprofit Advancement’s Annual Celebration on October 17, we are delighted to share with you insights from the finalists for the Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman 2012 EXCEL Award. This award recognizes and spotlights outstanding leadership among Washington-area nonprofit chief executives.

Showing Love: Karabakh Foundation

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 blog 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.

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.