2017 Class of Standards for Excellence Licensed Nonprofit Consultants

By | November 20th, 2017|Licensed Consultant, Press, Uncategorized|

The Standards for Excellence Institute, an initiative designed to help nonprofit organizations operate more ethically and accountably, announces its 2017 Class of Licensed Consultants. Class members hailing from ten states recently completed the intensive, three-day training seminar and can assist nonprofits nationwide. Standards for Excellence Licensed Consultants use their extensive knowledge of the multi-faceted initiative [...]

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Eleven Anne Arundel County Non-Profits To Receive Training in Best Management Practices

By | November 16th, 2017|Press|

The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County (CFAAC) and the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County (ACAAC) recently announced the selection of eleven nonprofit Arts and Culture organizations to participate in an 18-month program training program with the Standards for Excellence Institute.

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Licensed Consultant Thomas K. Hyatt Named Outstanding Lawyer by American Bar Association

By | June 16th, 2017|Press|

Thomas K. Hyatt, a member of the inaugural class of Standards for Excellence Institute Licensed Consultants, recently received a 2017 Outstanding Lawyer Award from the American Bar Association. The award is presented annually to a lawyer for his or her distinguished service as outside counsel to nonprofit organizations. Hyatt is an expert Standards for Excellence Institute [...]

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Standards for Excellence Leaders Weigh in on NANOE, per Nonprofit Quarterly

By | April 19th, 2017|Press, Uncategorized|

Standards for Excellence leaders weighed in on the controversial National Association of Nonprofit Organization Executives (NANOE) in a recent article from Nonprofit Quarterly. “What NANOE is proposing goes against every teaching out there, whether it be from the Standards for Excellence or Board Source,” said Daniel Billingsley, vice president of external affairs at the Oklahoma [...]

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Delaware Sustainable Energy Utility Recognized by the Standards for Excellence Institute

By | March 9th, 2017|Press|

The Delaware Sustainable Energy Utility (DESEU) has successfully completed the requirements for Standards Basics recognition. DESEU participated in the Standards for Excellence program through the Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement (DANA), a Standards for Excellence Replication Partner.

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Striving for Excellence: The Delaplaine Receives Reaccreditation

By | March 5th, 2017|Press|

The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, a Maryland-based nonprofit, was recently reaccredited by the Standards for Excellence Institute. The Delaplaine has been accredited under the Standards since 2003. Catherine Moreland, Delaplaine CEO, discusses the reaccreditation process in the Spring 2017 issue of Delaplaine Arts magazine.

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Hoboken Parish Kicks Through Veil of Financial Secrecy, per National Catholic Reporter

By | February 2nd, 2017|Press|

The National Catholic Reporter spoke with Msgr. Robert S. Meyer, pastor of the first Catholic parish to become Standards for Excellence accredited - the Catholic Community of Saints Peter and Paul - regarding their decision to earn accreditation."The goal is that prudent stewardship is a vehicle 'so you can pass it over to the next generation.'"

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Standards for Best Practice Ministry

By | January 30th, 2017|Press, Replication Partner|

Peter Denio, Program Manager for Standards for Excellence Replication Partner the Leadership Roundtable, was recently featured on the Catholic Campus Ministry Association Leadership Podcast and discussed the Standards for Excellence and how "management is significant part of any role of any ministry." Listen now.

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Standards for Excellence Ethics Standards Committee Advances Nonprofit Transparency and Accountability

By | December 15th, 2016|Press, Professional Development, Standards for Excellence Institute|

The Standards for Excellence Institute, an initiative designed to help nonprofit organizations operate more ethically and accountably, announces its 2017 Ethics Standards Committee. The National Ethics Standards Committee is charged with overseeing the accreditation and recognition program of the Standards for Excellence Institute.

Standards for Excellence Licensed Consultant Program Celebrates “Ten Years of Advancing Excellence”

By | December 15th, 2016|#LC10, Licensed Consultant, Press|

OFFICIAL RELEASE: In May 2016, the Standards for Excellence Institute’s Licensed Consultant program celebrated its tenth anniversary and “Ten Years of Advancing Excellence.” The Standards for Excellence Institute promotes fundamental values in the nonprofit sector such as honesty, integrity, fairness, respect, trust, responsibility, and accountability, all of which are inherently important in the nonprofit world.