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About Lydia Alcock

Lydia Alcock joined the Standards for Excellence Institute in February 2017, and joined its sponsor, Maryland Nonprofits, in March 2016. She is the Marketing and Communications Coordinator. Born in England and raised in New York, Lydia moved to Baltimore in 2008 to earn her B.A. from Johns Hopkins University. Lydia previously worked at Maryvale Preparatory School, Port Discovery Children’s Museum and the Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access, and also has extensive experience volunteering with an animal rescue nonprofit. Lydia keeps busy exploring the Baltimore region and riding her horse, Ace. She lives in Baltimore City with her cats, dogs, and backyard chickens.

Ten Years of Advancing Excellence

By | April 27th, 2017|#LC10, Licensed Consultant|

The Standards for Excellence Institute's Licensed Consultant training program is an exclusive professional development initiative for independent nonprofit consultants. The training offers the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to work with nonprofit organizations across the country interested in learning about the Standards for Excellence, implementing the code of excellence, and becoming accredited by the Standards for [...]

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Congratulations to Our Latest Organizations!

By | April 25th, 2017|Accredited and Recognized Organizations|

The Standards for Excellence Institute congratulates two organizations who recently earned accreditation or recognition under the Standards for Excellence Institute: Service Coordination and the Joshua M. Freeman Foundation.

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

By | April 19th, 2017|Press, Uncategorized|

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 Source,” said Daniel Billingsley, vice president of external affairs at the Oklahoma [...]

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Delaware Sustainable Energy Utility Recognized by the Standards for Excellence Institute

By | March 9th, 2017|Press|

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 Partner.

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Striving for Excellence: The Delaplaine Receives Reaccreditation

By | March 5th, 2017|Press|

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 2017 issue of Delaplaine Arts magazine.

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