Leadership and Personal Development

Meet a Finalist: Valarie Ashley of Southeast Ministry

Leading up to the Center for Nonprofit Advancement’s Annual Celebration on November 18, we are delighted to share with you insights from the finalists for the Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman 2014 EXCEL Award. This award recognizes and spotlights outstanding leadership among Washington-area nonprofit chief executives. Join us at the Annual Celebration to connect with our region's outstanding leaders.

Southeast Ministry annually provides education and employment services for approximately 700 low-income persons. Read more »

14th Annual Public Private Partnership Conference Provides Opportunities for Education and Networking

On September 8, more than 160 leaders from the nonprofit, government and business communities came together for the 14th Annual Public Private Partnership Conference, held at the World Bank. Read more »

Cohort for Executive Directors - SOLD OUT

November 5, 2014 (All day) - August 4, 2015 (All day)


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Exponent Philanthropy, 1720 N Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036

Keep Calm and Transition On: Executive Transition for Nonprofits

November 17, 2014 - 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Faculty:  Reginald Grant, Fair Chance
Course Objective: Leaders of smaller nonprofits will learn how to prepare their organizations, management teams, & boards for an executive transition

The right leader is key to an organization's success, but what happens when your Executive Director retires or moves on? Smaller nonprofits meeting community needs deserve support during executive transition. This course will prevent leadership transition from being a stressful experience. Learn how to:   Read more »

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

Nonprofit Leaders Complete Eight-Part Business Law Course

On May 27, 44 students graduated from the program  Understanding the Fundamentals of Nonprofit Organizations: An Eight-Part Business Law Course for Nonprofit Executives, presented by The Center for Nonprofit Advancement, together with Arnold & Porter Read more »

Nonprofit Leaders Network and Learn at Capacity Conference in Arlington

On April 21 in Arlington, Virginia, the Center for Nonprofit Advancement co-presented the second annual Nonprofit Capacity Conference. More than 200 nonprofit leaders from around the region came together for educational sessions and networking opportunities. Read more »

Stress Management 101

May 15, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Here’s a useful program that helps participants identify the stressors in their lives and understand their impact. Focus is placed on the use of positive coping mechanisms to reduce the negative effects of stress. Attendees have an opportunity to practice relaxation exercises.

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

Food in the Fast Lane

April 17, 2014 - 10:00am - 11:00am

With the hectic pace of life and the abundance of fast foods available, it’s easy to get into the habit of eating too much overprocessed food. But, with a bit of planning and awareness, you can create fast foods that are good for you and that taste great.

Program highlights:

  • Learn how to make better choices when eating out
  • Discover strategies for healthy office eating
  • Learn how to help children develop healthy eating habits
  • Develop a personal action plan

Special Cost: Free and exclusively for Center members Read more »

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

Eight-Part business law course: Understanding the Fundamentals of Nonprofit Organizations

April 2, 2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

As a nonprofit executive, you have a lot on your plate. Raising funds, managing the organization’s programs, supervising staff, and developing a strategic vision for the organization are just a few of your duties. At the same time you need to familiarize yourself with many areas of the law including: IRS regulations, local and federal employment law, contract law, risk management and intellectual property law. This eight part course can help.

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

Arnold & Porter, 555 12th Street, NW
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