Licensed Consultant Thomas K. Hyatt Named Outstanding Lawyer by American Bar Association

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 nonprofit organizations. Hyatt is an expert Standards for Excellence Institute trainer and regularly participates in [...]

By | June 16th, 2017|

Licensed Consultant Journey: Bunnie Riedel

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 Licensed Consultants come from a broad range of backgrounds and experiences. In anticipation of the upcoming October 2017 Licensed Consultant Training, we're highlighting the [...]

By | June 6th, 2017|

Licensed Consultant Journey: P.J. Chambers

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 Licensed Consultants come from a broad range of backgrounds and experiences. In anticipation of the upcoming October 2017 Licensed Consultant Training, we're highlighting the [...]

By | June 2nd, 2017|

Licensed Consultant Journey: Robin Talbert, J.D.

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 Licensed Consultants come from a broad range of backgrounds and experiences. In anticipation of the upcoming October 2017 Licensed Consultant Training, we're highlighting the [...]

By | May 31st, 2017|

Licensed Consultant Journey: Patricia G. Hanberry, MA

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 Licensed Consultants come from a broad range of backgrounds and experiences. In anticipation of the upcoming October 2017 Licensed Consultant Training, we're highlighting the [...]

By | May 22nd, 2017|

Ten Years of Advancing Excellence

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 Excellence Institute. In May 2016, [...]

By | April 27th, 2017|

Congratulations to Our Latest 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.

By | April 25th, 2017|

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

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 Center for Nonprofits, a national [...]

By | April 19th, 2017|

5 Key Documents Your Board Members Must Have at Every Board Meeting

Rob Levit is a Standards for Excellence® Licensed Consultant. Are you looking to revamp your board meetings? Do you need help bringing life and purpose to your board? Begin by ensuring that each member of your board has the five documents listed below at every board meeting. The results will amaze you. Before I became a nonprofit consultant, I [...]

By | April 18th, 2017|

Build a More Engaged Board

When someone joins a board, there is the expectation of spending several hours a month working with others. Making those hours worthwhile from a personal as well as professional standpoint increases the satisfaction they get from the work, and enhances their enthusiasm for doing it.

By | April 3rd, 2017|