Promoting Excellence and Trust in the Nonprofit Sector
 Search

Articles for category Licensed Consultant


Top Takeaways from Licensed Consulting Training

January 10, 2019
Ron Barrett, COGENCY GLOBAL's Vice President of Nonprofit Services, reflects on his experience participating in the 2018 Standards for Excellence Institute Licensed Consultant Training.[…]

2019 Class of Licensed Consultants Advance Standards for Excellence® Mission

December 13, 2018
The Standards for Excellence Institute, an initiative designed to help nonprofit organizations operate more ethically and accountably, announces its 2018 Class of Licensed Consultants. […]
hourglass-hero-767x336.jpg

The One Thing Strategic Plans Forget

January 10, 2018
Ahh, the glorious feeling of looking at the month after next on your calendar and seeing whole empty days. How easy it is to be magnanimous and say “yes” when asked to take on a job that isn’t due for two months. So we say “yes,” and put it on the calendar. When another someone asks us to do[…]
2017-Licensed-Consultants-767x482.png

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[…]
5-ways-to-make-Changes-that-stick.png

5 Ways to Make Changes That Stick

September 11, 2017
As a Standards for Excellence Institute Licensed Consultant, I sometimes see organizations crumble when faced with change. Both internal and external factors force organizations to change their way of operating and fulfilling their missions. When external changes arise, (such as changes in grants,[…]
ABA.jpeg

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[…]
bunnie-riedel-300x300.jpg

Licensed Consultant Journey: Bunnie Riedel

June 06, 2017
The Standards for Excellence® Institute continues to build a national network of qualified nonprofit consultants licensed to provide training, consulting, and support on the Standards for Excellence: An Ethics and Accountability Code for the Nonprofit Sector. Standards for Excellence Institute[…]
pj-300x275.jpg

Licensed Consultant Journey: P.J. Chambers

June 02, 2017
The Standards for Excellence® Institute continues to build a national network of qualified nonprofit consultants licensed to provide training, consulting, and support on the Standards for Excellence: An Ethics and Accountability Code for the Nonprofit Sector. Standards for Excellence Institute[…]
hi_res_rtalbert-214x300.jpg

Licensed Consultant Journey: Robin Talbert, J.D.

May 31, 2017
The Standards for Excellence® Institute continues to build a national network of qualified nonprofit consultants licensed to provide training, consulting, and support on the Standards for Excellence: An Ethics and Accountability Code for the Nonprofit Sector. Standards for Excellence Institute[…]
PatriciaHanberry.jpg

Licensed Consultant Journey: Patricia G. Hanberry, MA

May 22, 2017
The Standards for Excellence® Institute continues to build a national network of qualified nonprofit consultants licensed to provide training, consulting, and support on the Standards for Excellence: An Ethics and Accountability Code for the Nonprofit Sector. Standards for Excellence Institute[…]
NPQ-logo-hires-767x304.jpg

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[…]
DESEU-767x213.png

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[…]
Delaplaine-Arts-e1488739006736-767x920.png

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[…]
exterior-cropped_0-767x478.jpg

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[…]
iStock_000014332659_Large-1-e1442966688662-767x511.jpg

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[…]
P1090481-e1481732642769-767x431.jpg

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,[…]
nonprofit-consultants-LCT16-1-767x431.jpg

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[…]
news_Image_1480634246-767x575.jpg

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[…]
board-effectiveness-767x581.jpg

Nonprofit Board Effectiveness: Making Every Board Better by Modelling and Monitoring a Culture of Integrity

September 13, 2016
The following post about nonprofit board effectiveness was written by Standards for Excellence Licensed Consultant Bill Musick and is part of our “Ten Years of Advancing Excellence” blog series, celebrating ten years of the Standards for Excellence Licensed Consultant program. Bill is certified in[…]
eagle-767x575.jpg

Back to Basics: Charity Transparency, Trust, and the Board

August 17, 2016
The following post about charity transparency was written by Standards for Excellence Licensed Consultant Carmen Marshall and is part of our “Ten Years of Advancing Excellence” blog series, celebrating ten years of the Standards for Excellence Licensed Consultant program. Carmen specializes in[…]
clue.jpg

Ask a Simple Question for Nonprofit Impact

July 26, 2016
Winning Evaluation Strategies for Smaller Nonprofits  The following post was written by Standards for Excellence Licensed Consultant Elizabeth Galaida and is part of our “Ten Years of Advancing Excellence” blog series, celebrating ten years of the Standards for Excellence Licensed Consultant[…]
DEAL-320x202.jpg

Planning Strategically Through Process Thinking

June 07, 2016
The following post was written by Standards for Excellence Licensed Consultant Arshad Merchant and is part of our “Ten Years of Advancing Excellence” blog series, celebrating ten years of the Standards for Excellence Licensed Consultant program. Arshad Merchant recently founded Boost Social Sector[…]
OK-Center-767x511.jpg

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[…]
balloon-912806_1920-400x281.jpg

The Big 4: Transform Fund Development with Exceptional Donor Care

May 24, 2016
The following post was written by Standards for Excellence Licensed Consultant Carmen C. Marshall and is part of our "Ten Years of Advancing Excellence" blog series, celebrating ten years of the Standards for Excellence Licensed Consultant program. Carmen specializes in performance improvement,[…]