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Sitar Arts Center Wins The Washington Post 2015 Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management

WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 21, 2015 – The Center for Nonprofit Advancement and The Washington Post today announced Sitar Arts Center as the 2015 recipient of The Washington Post Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management. The Post Award recognizes outstanding achievement in nonprofit management for a Washington-area nonprofit organization.

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Meet Post Award Finalist: Sitar Arts Center

Sitar Arts Center advances the critical life skills of underserved children and youth and prepares them for achievement in the 21st century through visual, performing, and digital arts education in a nurturing community. Sitar’s year-round youth development programming is a critical resource for D.C.’s most vulnerable children and youth, providing students with a continuum of support designed to cultivate measurable 21st century learning and workforce development skills at every stage in their growth. Read more »

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Meet Post Award Finalist: Calvary Women’s Services

Calvary Women’s Services offers housing, health, employment and education programs that empower homeless women in Washington, D.C. to change their lives. Founded in 1983, their programs carry out their mission to offer “a safe, caring place for tonight; support, hope and change for tomorrow.” These programs include transitional and permanent housing, personalized case management, life skills and education opportunities, job training, health and wellness services, on-site therapy, and daily addiction recovery meetings. Read more »

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Meet Post Award Finalist: A-SPAN

A-SPAN provides life-sustaining services for Arlington’s street homeless. Their mission is to secure permanent housing for one of Arlington’s most vulnerable populations through outreach and relationships built on trust and respect. More than 1,000 homeless persons – 1,636 last year – rely on A-SPAN's for basic services, like shelter, meals, clothing and medical care. A-SPAN works with clients to help them move past homelessness through housing. Read more »

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Best Practices from the Best in the Sector

Each year, the Center for Nonprofit Advancement and The Washington Post host an event to celebrate The Washington Post Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management’s three finalists. The event culminates in a grand reveal – the moment when finalists and attendees alike find out which organization is the ultimate winner of the 2015 Award.

But the event isn’t just about naming a winner; it’s also about celebrating the importance of leadership and management, and sharing the very best tips and tools with the entire nonprofit community.

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Best Practices Celebration: The Reading Connection

The following are findings from the Center for Nonprofit Advancement’s The Washington Post Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management 2013 selection process. Reprinted from the Best Practices Celebration program. Learn more about the award. Read more »

Best Practices Celebration: Young Playwrights' Theater

The following are findings from the Center for Nonprofit Advancement’s The Washington Post Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management 2013 selection process. Reprinted from the Best Practices Celebration program. Learn more about the award. Read more »

Resources from The Washington Post 2014 Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management

To follow are resources gathered through the 2014 selection process for Center for Nonprofit Advancement’s The Washington Post Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management.

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Best Practices Celebration: Transitional Housing Corporation

The following are findings from the Center for Nonprofit Advancement’s The Washington Post Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management 2013 selection process. Reprinted from the Best Practices Celebration program. Learn more about the award. Read more »

A Letter from Your Part-Time Controller President Eric Fraint

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