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Executive Preparation Institute's Susan Schaefer, CFRE and Bob Wittig, MBA

The Center for Nonprofit Advancement and The Leadership Sanctuary bring you a professional development opportunity for all management levels. In our Executive Preparation Institute, Senior management, Executive Directors, and Development Directors gain a safe space to learn, grow, and enhance their leadership skills.

Leadership Development from EPI's Laura Baringer

The Center for Nonprofit Advancement has partnered with The Leadership Sanctuary to introduce a new approach to professional development that includes three tracks for all levels of leadership. We asked the facilitator of our Senior Management cohort, Laura Baringer, why these opportunities are so important. Here's what she had to say:

Center: What does leadership development truly encompass and why is it important?

CohnReznick's Nonprofit Governance Survey Results of 2015

Our partner, CohnReznick, has released their annual Nonprofit Governance Survey of 2015. Through their Nonprofit and Education Practice, organizations work closely with consultants to develop and implement #NPBestPractices in governance, financial, and operational policies and procedures.

National Low Income Housing Coalition on Advocacy

Nonprofit work is advocacy work. Through the work of our members, social issues are advocated on a local, national, and international level.

The Leadership Sanctuary

 The Center for Nonprofit Advancement has partnered with The Leadership Sanctuary to introduce a new approach to professional development. Three tracks for Senior Management, Executive Directors, and Development Directors allow leaders of all levels to enhance their leadership skills all under one roof. We asked The Leadership Sanctuary why these opportunities are so important. Here's what they had to say:

Communications Series Finale

Nonprofit leaders have discovered #NPBestPractices in story-telling, social media, pitches, reporter relationships, and more after information-packed sessions of our East of the River Communications Series. Participant's pitches recieved a different evaluation this time around from the perspective of radio editors and writers in the last session at local station WAMU.

At their visit, the group discovered new ways of utilizing radio broadcasts through pitch feedback from WAMU staff. 

Montgomery County Council Passes New Paid Sick Leave Law

Last month, the County Council of Montgomery County, MD passed a new paid sick leave bill that will go into effect on October 1, 2016. While the actual implementation of the law is still over a year away, it promises to drastically change the lives of thousands of employees in the county.

risk management with Gary Thompson

 

Nonprofit organizations are guided by their altruistic missions.  But like all entities, they need thoughtful management of risks, including the backstop of insurance.  A nonprofit lacking in risk management leaves itself exposed to loss and even ruin.  Large corporations benefit from having a full-time risk manager, but for most nonprofits, risk management and insurance is one job among many handled by the Executive Director or someone else.  

meet a finalist: Leadership Arlington

We're ecstatically getting ready for the Board Leadership Showcase on Tuesday, and wanted to share insights from the amazing finalists of the Cente

meet a finalist: National Center for Children and Families

We're pumped for the  Board Leadership Showcase on July 22, and wanted to share insights from the amazing finalists of the Center’s 

meet a finalist: Global Impact

We' can't wait for the  Board Leadership Showcase on July 22, and wanted to share insights from the amazing finalists of the Center’s&nb