Nonprofit Blog - Standards for Excellence Institute
Promoting Excellence and Trust in the Nonprofit Sector
Find a Licensed Consultant    Find Accredited and Recognized Organization

Blog

 Search

Articles for category Standards for Excellence Institute


Standards for Excellence® Institute partners with Social Venture Partners Dallas to assist nonprofits achieve the highest governance and management standards.

Standards for Excellence® Institute partners with Social Venture Partners Dallas to assist nonprofits achieve the highest governance and management standards. August 16, 2023Contact: Amy Coates Madsen, Director, Standards for Excellence InstitutePhone: 443-438-2314   Email: acmadsen@standardsforexcellence.orgBaltimore, MD ̶  The Standards for Excellence® Institute, a nation-wide initiative dedicated to promoting the highest standards of ethics and accountability in nonprofit governance,[…]
By Amy Coates Madsen | August 16, 2023 Read More>

Introducing: Standards for Excellence Institute® Licensed Consultants Class of June 2023

Introducing: Standards for Excellence Institute® Licensed Consultants Class of June 2023 Baltimore, MD – July 27, 2023 The Standards for Excellence Institute, an initiative dedicated to promoting the highest standards of nonprofit ethics and accountability, announces the June 2023 class of Licensed Consultants. Through a partnership with the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations, the Institute held an exclusive, comprehensive training, graduating five new licensed professionals[…]
By Amy Coates Madsen | July 27, 2023 Read More>

Spring is here! Are you ready?

Nonprofit Leaders – it may not feel like it yet, with many days being marked with cooler weather, but spring is here. When the days finally get consistently warm, you’ll want to be outside, attending events and reconnecting with colleagues. So now is the time to get that spring cleaning done!For many of you, spring cleaning involves focusing on the fundamentals of your organization, intentionally dusting off your policies and procedures, checking in on your organization’s health, and putting[…]

Introducing: Standards for Excellence Institute® Licensed Consultants Class of November 2021

Baltimore, MD – December 16, 2021; The Standards for Excellence Institute, an initiative designed to help nonprofit organizations operate more ethically and accountably, announces its 2021 Class of Licensed Consultants.Thirty-two class members hailing from various regions of the country completed the intensive, five-day virtual training seminar and can now assist nonprofits nationwide. They bring over 530 collective years of nonprofit experience to the table and represent organizations from[…]
By Lydia Alcock | December 17, 2021 Read More>

Introducing: Standards for Excellence Institute® Licensed Consultants Class of June 2021

Contact: Amy Coates MadsenDirector Standards for Excellence Instituteacmadsen@standardsforexcellence.org Introducing: Standards for Excellence Institute® Licensed Consultants Class of June 2021Baltimore, MD – August 11, 2021 The Standards for Excellence Institute, an initiative designed to help nonprofit organizations operate more ethically and accountably, recently licensed a new group of Licensed Consultants from across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Through a partnership with the[…]
By Amy Coates Madsen | August 12, 2021 Read More>

Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County and The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County Offer Special Program for Arts Nonprofits

Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County and The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County offer special program for arts nonprofits in Anne Arundel County and nonprofits EXCEL by earning Standards for Excellence® Awards An amazing opportunity for Anne Arundel County arts programs aspiring to be more sustainable, build lasting relationships within their network, strengthen their boards of directors, and improve their organization’s performance was presented in 2017. The Arts Council of Anne Arundel[…]
By Shantell Kendall | July 16, 2021 Read More>

Fostering Resilience Through the Standards for Excellence®

According to the National Council of Nonprofits, the COVID-19 pandemic has turned many nonprofit conversations from sustainability to survivability.  Different estimates forecast that up to a third of nonprofit organizations may not survive the financial crisis and economic downturn caused by the pandemic.  Now, more than ever, it is important for nonprofit organizations to remain focused on their mission and follow best practices to ensure their long-term sustainability. If I have learned[…]
By Debra A. Thompson | May 10, 2021 Read More>

Introducing: Standards for Excellence Institute® Licensed Consultants Class of 2021

Contact: Kat LaTour Marketing and Communications Assistant, Standards for Excellence Instituteklatour@standardsforexcellence.org Introducing: Standards for Excellence Institute® Licensed Consultants Class of 2021Baltimore, MD – March 3, 2021, The Standards for Excellence Institute, an initiative designed to help nonprofit organizations operate more ethically and accountably, announces its January 2021 Class of Licensed Consultants. Thirty-three class members hailing from various regions of the[…]
By Katherine Latour | March 03, 2021 Read More>

52 Tips in 52 Weeks: Wrapping up the 52 Tips in 52 Weeks Series

This has certainly been an interesting year, filled with all kinds of challenges and issues that we never thought possible at the start of the year in January 2020.  One thing that I’ve held onto is this idea that the Standards for Excellence Institute would create a series of 52 Tips over each of the 52 Tips in 2020.  With this latest post, I am happy to say that we met this goal.  With the world changing so quickly, it was not difficult to come up with topics of relevance and interest to[…]
By Amy Coates Madsen | December 31, 2020 Read More>

52 Tips in 52 Weeks: Helping the Helpers

During 2020, my family and I have taken some extra time to sit down in our home to watch movies.  One of the movies I enjoyed most in this year was the 2019 movie A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood starring Tom Hanks. I just loved this movie – just as I adored watching Mr. Rogers and his neighborhood as a young girl.  In these times, I find myself reflecting on the quote from Fred Rogers, “when I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the[…]
By Amy Coates Madsen | December 24, 2020 Read More>
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ... 14