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Meet a Finalist: Main Street Child Development Center

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.

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.

News and Opportunities from the Community

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

Seeking Applicants: Pro Bono Consulting

Recognize an Outstanding Nonprofit Leader

The Center for Nonprofit Advancement is now accepting nominations for the Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman 2013 EXCEL Award. Nominations are due by 5:00 pm on July 12, 2013. 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.

Behind the Tweets: Michael Sola

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?

13th Annual Conference Convenes Leaders, Shares Strategies for Sustainability

More than 150 nonprofit leaders and staff from across Greater Washington came together on June 7 for the 13th 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.

Center Graduates 2013 Class of Emerging Leaders

Please join the Center for Nonprofit Advancement in congratulating its seventh class of emerging nonprofit leaders on their successful completion of Project LEAP.

Member News and Opportunities

Below is a sampling of upcoming events and announcements from members of the Center for Nonprofit Advancement. Make a date to connect!

Upcoming Events

Showing Love: Father McKenna Center

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.

Organization Name: Father McKenna Center, Inc.

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: