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Resources to help you support nonprofits you can trust

Will the Millennials Be Our Next Great Generation of Philanthropists?

The Millennials are characterized as confident goal-setters who believe in egalitarian leadership, want integrated work/life balance, and do all things using “mobile” as their preferred medium. But can we take the passion of the political and civic engagement of the millennial and make this, philanthropically speaking, our “greatest generation” ever? Standards for Excellence Licensed Consultant Jane Stein believes that we can.

December 23rd, 2016|

Standards for Excellence Ethics Standards Committee Advances Nonprofit Transparency and Accountability

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.

December 15th, 2016|

What People Are Saying

“It starts with the fiscal and organizational management of the organization, encouraging organizations to have policies and procedures, good board governance in place.”
“I feel very confident that participating in the accreditation program keeps us right on target.”
The Standards for Excellence endorsement is a magnificent honor. With this respected accreditation in place, NFP will continue in its commitment to enhance nursing and health care by supporting nursing students.
M. Christine Alichnie, Nursing Foundation of Pennsylvania
“Going through the accreditation process allowed us to gain a deeper understanding of our effectiveness, improve our decision-making and minimize risks.”
Tricia Crain, Arc of Story County
“The six guiding principles and 67 standards provide a guide for responsible and ethical nonprofit management and governance that demonstrate best practices at every level.”
E. Kim Rhim, The Training Source
Pearl S. Buck International Inc. prides itself on its ethics, effectiveness, accountability and transparency which we believe is our responsibility to our constituents who include board, staff and donors. The Standards for Excellence reflects this belief and provides confidence in the organization that is required in today’s environment.

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