Bringing Best Practices Home: Standards for Excellence Implementation Workshop

By | December 5th, 2017|

Applying – and sticking to - the best nonprofit practices outlined in Standards for Excellence: An Ethics and Accountability Code for the Nonprofit Sector® will set your organization up for success and set it apart. Managing a nonprofit is no small feat: you're under pressure to innovate and collaborate; you're competing for funding, talented staff, [...]

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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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Do’s and Don’ts of a Strategic Planning Retreat

By | August 21st, 2017|Mission, Strategic Planning, Uncategorized|

As an executive director, board member, and Licensed Consultant through the Standards for Excellence Institute®, I have attended and administered multiple strategic planning retreats. These getaways have the best of intentions – advancing the mission and vision of the organization, building a closer relationship between board and staff, updating the strategic plan to reflect current [...]

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Bringing Best Practices Home: Standards for Excellence Implementation Workshop

By | May 23rd, 2017|

Applying – and sticking to - the best practices outlined in Standards for Excellence: An Ethics and Accountability Code for the Nonprofit Sector® will set your organization up for success and set it apart. Managing a nonprofit is no small feat: you're under pressure to innovate and collaborate; you're competing for funding, talented staff, and board members; [...]

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Ten Years of Advancing Excellence

By | April 27th, 2017|#LC10, Licensed Consultant|

The Standards for Excellence Institute's Licensed Consultant training program is an exclusive professional development initiative for independent nonprofit consultants. The training offers the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to work with nonprofit organizations across the country interested in learning about the Standards for Excellence, implementing the code of excellence, and becoming accredited by the Standards for [...]

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Congratulations to Our Latest Organizations!

By | April 25th, 2017|Accredited and Recognized Organizations|

The Standards for Excellence Institute congratulates two organizations who recently earned accreditation or recognition under the Standards for Excellence Institute: Service Coordination and the Joshua M. Freeman Foundation.

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5 Key Documents Your Board Members Must Have at Every Board Meeting

By | April 18th, 2017|Code, Governing Board, Operations, Standards for Excellence Resources, Uncategorized|

Rob Levit is a Standards for Excellence® Licensed Consultant. Are you looking to revamp your board meetings? Do you need help bringing life and purpose to your board? Begin by ensuring that each member of your board has the five documents listed below at every board meeting. The results will amaze you. Before I [...]

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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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Foundations Reduce Uncertainty in Grantmaking

By | March 6th, 2017|Fundraising|

Foundations are committed to ensuring each project they fund is successful. By asking about participation in the Standards for Excellence program, grantmakers can be certain that applicants are operating in an upright, accountable, and ethical way.

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Class of Licensed Consultants Advance Standards for Excellence® Mission in Pennsylvania

By | February 23rd, 2016|Licensed Consultant, Press, Standards for Excellence Institute|

The Standards for Excellence Institute, an initiative designed to help nonprofit organizations operate more ethically and accountably, and the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations (PANO), the statewide association of nonprofits serving the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and a licensed partner of the Standards for Excellence Institute, are pleased to announce the addition of four Standards for [...]

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