Promoting Excellence and Trust in the Nonprofit Sector

Author: Lydia Alcock


2017 Class of Standards for Excellence Licensed Nonprofit Consultants

November 20, 2017
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[…]

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

November 16, 2017
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. The[…]

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

June 16, 2017
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[…]

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

April 19, 2017
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[…]

Delaware Sustainable Energy Utility Recognized by the Standards for Excellence Institute

March 09, 2017
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[…]

Striving for Excellence: The Delaplaine Receives Reaccreditation

March 05, 2017
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[…]