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About Susan Larsen

Susan Larsen joined the Standards for Excellence Institute in January 2013 and currently serves as the Marketing and Communications Coordinator. After receiving her BA from the University of Maryland Baltimore County she held positions with Discovery Communications in Silver Spring, MD working with Internal Communications and television production for two of their popular networks. She found her calling with the nonprofit sector after volunteering with several local community organizations. Susan has previously served on the board of the Young Nonprofit Professional Network of Baltimore as Co-Chair of their Communications Committee, and helped to establish marketing and communications strategy for the organization as well as launching their website. Susan is very active in her local community, including her daughter’s PTA, and is thrilled to apply her expertise in communications, logistics and operations to support a strong nonprofit community. She presently resides in Catonsville, MD with her husband, daughter and cat.

Congratulations To Our Latest Organizations!

By | February 10th, 2017|Accredited and Recognized Organizations|

The Standards for Excellence Institute would like to congratulate several organizations who recently completed the Standards for Excellence accreditation and recognition program.

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

By | February 2nd, 2017|Press|

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 you can pass it over to the next generation.'"

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Standards for Best Practice Ministry

By | January 30th, 2017|Press, Replication Partner|

Peter Denio, Program Manager for Standards for Excellence Replication Partner the Leadership Roundtable, was recently featured on the Catholic Campus Ministry Association Leadership Podcast and discussed the Standards for Excellence and how "management is significant part of any role of any ministry." Listen now.

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Standards for Excellence Ethics Standards Committee Advances Nonprofit Transparency and Accountability

By | December 15th, 2016|Press, Professional Development, Standards for Excellence Institute|

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.

Standards for Excellence Licensed Consultant Program Celebrates “Ten Years of Advancing Excellence”

By | December 15th, 2016|#LC10, Licensed Consultant, Press|

OFFICIAL RELEASE: In May 2016, the Standards for Excellence Institute’s Licensed 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, respect, trust, responsibility, and accountability, all of which are inherently important in the nonprofit world.

2016 Class of Standards for Excellence Licensed Nonprofit Consultants

By | December 9th, 2016|Licensed Consultant, Press|

The Standards for Excellence Institute proudly announces its 2016 Class of Licensed Consultants. Recently completing the intensive, three-day training, class members are now licensed in every aspect of the Standards for Excellence program and are capable of providing nonprofit organizations with organizational assessments, consulting, training, and assistance in the application process for national Standards for Excellence accreditation.

Accredited Alabama Nonprofits Receive Local Grant Funds

By | December 6th, 2016|Accredited and Recognized Organizations, Fundraising, Press, Replication Partner, Resource development|

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 Community Foundation and the Alabama Association of Nonprofits, a Standards for Excellence Replication Partner.

Inasmuch Foundation Announces $25,000 Grant to Standards for Excellence Replication Partner

By | December 5th, 2016|Press, Replication Partner|

The Inasmuch Foundation has announced the distribution of $2.4 million in grants to 25 organizations serving Oklahoma communities, including $25,000 for the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits towards their Standards for Excellence, and other programs.

Congratulations To Our Latest Organizations!

By | October 26th, 2016|Accredited and Recognized Organizations|

The Standards for Excellence Institute would like to congratulate several organizations who recently earned or renewed their accreditation under the Standards for Excellence: An Ethics and Accountability Code for the Nonprofit Sector: Community Actors Studio Theatre, Anniston, AL Compass, Inc., Beltsville, MD The Standards for Excellence Institute would like to congratulate the following organization that has earned [...]

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Robert Visscher

By | October 18th, 2016|LC Bio Page|

Mission Central Mechanicsburg, PA 717.766.1533 x115 Non-Profit Executive with over 15 years of progressive experience integrating for-profit business practices within the uniqueness of the not-for-profit organizations. Rob capitalizes on his abilities to build effective vital community benefit organizations that transform lives. He possesses a mindfulness and interpersonal leadership style affecting the best results [...]

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