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Priorities in Advocacy: We asked, you answered

Here’s what you said.

The Center for Nonprofit Advancement works hard to advocate for its members and help them become more effective advocates themselves. Last month we asked you to tell us about the issues that matter most to you and how we can help you to advance your missions. To all who responded, thanks for sharing your feedback!

The information you provided will be used to shape our advocacy programming going forward. Here’s a summary of what’s most important to you.

Program Priorities – Hungry for Knowledge!

Strategic Planning - Are Your Strategies Right?

This blog post was provided to the Center by Michael Farley, MA, CFRE, a Center faculty member and Partner in Advancement from 

AIM Award Selection Committee on Advancement In Management

The Center is excited to announce it's 24th call for applications of the Advancement In Management (AIM) Award. This year's selection committee member, Susan Koehler, 2016 AIM Award recipient, Higher Achievement, and 2015 AIM Award recipient, Sitar Arts Center, sat down with us to discuss excellence in nonprofit organizational management. Here's what they had to say:

Center: Susan, you've served on the selection committee for 2 years. Why is recognizing outstanding organizational management important for the nonprofit sector? 

AIMing for Excellence with Mylestone Plans

The Center is excited to announce it's 24th call for applications of the Advancement In Management (AIM) Award. This year's presenting sponsor, Mylestone Plans, sat down with us to discuss excellence in nonprofit organizational management and their decision to uplift leading nonprofits. Here's what they had to say:

 

Center: Why is recognizing outstanding organizational management important for the nonprofit sector? 

38th Annual Celebration Recap

 

 

 

 

We had a BLAST celebrating nonprofit success with 250 multi-sector leaders at the Center's 38th Annual Celebration on October 31st!

 

Nonprofit Public Sector Partnership Network

In this environment, advocacy is a critical component in every nonprofit’s toolkit. Most organizations don’t have a lot of resources to dedicate to an advocacy program and many are hesitant to jump in – feeling like they don’t know the rules or how to put together a successful initiative. 

Government & Nonprofits: A Dialogue

This month the Center for Nonprofit Advancement helped support and promote two candidate forums hosted by a newly formed group of not-for-profit executives in Northern Virginia called NoVIE – Northern Virginia Idea Exchange.

Network Alliance Meets CyberSecurity Threats Head-On

Network Alliance, Inc. (Network Alliance), a leading IT management solutions provider, announces today that it is continuing its commitment to clients with its Cybersecurity Insurance Review offering. Cyber incidents, such as the WannaCry ransomware attack that affected tens of thousands of organizations in more than 150 countries, demonstrate the critical importance of cybersecurity prevention and protection for small and mid-sized businesses in particular.

 

 

AIM Award Webinar Part II

The Center is proud to offer webinars to lift up the best practices discovered in the 2017 Advancement In Management (AIM) Award Competition.

Monthly Giving: A Strategy to Break Silos and Build a Culture of Philanthropy

This blog post was provided to the Center by Michael Farley, a Center faculty member and Partner in Advancement from EMD Consulting Group.

Monthly giving is seeing double digit increases in year over year growth. In fact, more new donors for the first time where acquired through monthly giving programs in 2016 than through any other appeal vehicle, and for good reason.

meet 2017 excel Award finalist Herb Tillery

 

Herb Bland

College Success Foundation

"Nonprofit leaders should not think of themselves as just nonprofit leaders, but more of a business leader, then act accordingly."

meet 2017 excel award winner Natalia Marlow-Otero

 

Natalia Marlow-Otero

DC SAFE

"Innovation is not just about having a great idea. It's actually more about knowing what problem you are trying to solve and fostering and owning all ideas, not just your own."

meet 2017 EXCEL Award finalist Erin Carlson Mast

 

Erin Carlson Mast

President Lincoln's Cottage

"We're better together."

 

meet 2017 excel award finalist mark bergel

 

 

Mark Bergel

A Wider Circle

"Love is the lesson almost every time."

 



 

Meet 2017 EXCEL Award finalist Paul Bland

 

 

 

Paul Bland

Public Justice Foundation