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52 Tips in 52 Weeks Blog: Building Public Trust

June 19, 2020
Like you, we follow the headlines. Of course, the headlines have been dominated the last few months with news and updates about the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on our communities, country and world. We’ve been keeping up with the infection rates, the numbers of deaths and recoveries, and the[…]

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[…]

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

February 02, 2017
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[…]

Standards for Excellence Ethics Standards Committee Advances Nonprofit Transparency and Accountability

December 15, 2016
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 Licensed Consultant Program Celebrates “Ten Years of Advancing Excellence”

December 14, 2016
In May 2016, the Standards for Excellence Institute’s Licensed Nonprofit 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,[…]

2016 Class of Standards for Excellence Licensed Nonprofit Consultants

December 09, 2016
The Standards for Excellence Institute, an initiative designed to help nonprofit organizations operate more ethically and accountably, announces its 2016 Class of Licensed Consultants. Recently completing the intensive, three-day training, class members are now licensed in every aspect of the[…]

Accredited Alabama Nonprofits Receive Local Grant Funds

December 05, 2016
The Community Foundation of Northeast Alabama hosted a reception to recognize 14 organizations who will share more than $250,000 from a local grant fund, reports the Anniston Star. Three of the organizations have been accredited by the Standards for Excellence program through a partnership with the[…]

Replication Partner Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits Receives Gift of Office Complex

June 03, 2016
On Wednesday, June 1, Standards for Excellence Replication Partner Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits announced that it has accepted a donation from Chesapeake Energy Corporation of a northwest Oklahoma City office strip mall housing dozens of nonprofit agencies, per The Oklahoman. Marnie Taylor, the[…]