Congratulations To Our Latest Organizations!

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

By | February 10th, 2017|

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

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.'"

By | February 2nd, 2017|

Standards for Best Practice Ministry

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.

By | January 30th, 2017|

Make a New Year’s Resolution to Strengthen Your Nonprofit

With people thinking about "fresh starts," a new year tends to bring out lots and lots of folks interested in starting a nonprofit. Standards for Excellence Director Amy Coates Madsen offers that oftentimes connecting with other existing nonprofits is an effective alternative.

By | January 24th, 2017|

Will the Millennials Be Our Next Great Generation of Philanthropists?

The Millennials are characterized as confident goal-setters who believe in egalitarian leadership, want integrated work/life balance, and do all things using “mobile” as their preferred medium. But can we take the passion of the political and civic engagement of the millennial and make this, philanthropically speaking, our “greatest generation” ever? Standards for Excellence Licensed Consultant Jane Stein believes that we can.

By | December 23rd, 2016|

Even Full Plates Can Be Rearranged: 5 Questions To Evaluate A Change In Plans

#TenYearsOfAdvancingExcellence: Sometimes in life, we have a really full plate of things that we’re focusing on and need to deal with. And it’s at that moment, that something happens that demands that we switch focus, so that we need to move things around. From this we learn that the items on the plate are always movable–we just need to realize that we can move them.

By | December 20th, 2016|

Standards for Excellence Ethics Standards Committee Advances Nonprofit Transparency and Accountability

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.

By | December 15th, 2016|

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

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.

By | December 15th, 2016|

2016 Class of Standards for Excellence Licensed Nonprofit Consultants

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.

By | December 9th, 2016|

Joe’s Movement Emporium: “You don’t have to just imagine anymore”

#SealholderSpotlight From dancing lessons, theater tech programs, even aftercare, lives are being changed due to an initiative and mission to promote “practice and preservation of world performance traditions.” This, and so much more, are exactly what happens at Joe’s Movement Emporium.

By | December 8th, 2016|