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The One Thing Strategic Plans Forget

We are pleased to bring you this article from Susan Detwiler, Standards for Excellence Licensed Consultant. 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 something in the future, we again check our calendar, see that it’s still pretty empty, and again[…]
By SuperUser Account | October 24, 2014 Read More>

Boiling the Frog Fighting the Slippery Slope of Ethical Indiscretions in the Workplace

Guest Blog by Emily C. Stumhofer, Staff Attorney, Nonprofit Risk Management Center, Member of Maryland NonprofitsRead the original blog here.Reprinted with permission from the Nonprofit Risk Management Center. For more information on the Center, visit www.nonprofitrisk.org.You may also be interested in signing up for the Nonprofit Risk Management Center's eNews, or encouraging your followers to do so. The link to signing up is here: http://www.nonprofitrisk.org/risk_enews.asp.A familiar anecdote[…]
By SuperUser Account | October 22, 2014 Read More>

Replication Partner Announces Support for Standards for Excellence Training

Standards for Excellence Replication Partner Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement recently announced its partnership with Discover Bank, which is supporting DANA in its efforts to bring more quality trainings to nonprofits in the  southern region of the state.Upcoming courses in the DANA fall 2014 curriculum are supported by Discover Bank. They include an Introduction to Standards for Excellence on Friday, Dec. 12.According to CapeGazette.com, "DANA’s revitalization began in 2010 and came[…]
By SuperUser Account | October 20, 2014 Read More>

Eight Newly-Accredited Nonprofits in Alabama Make History

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=RdBRkXQDCf4On Friday, October 10, eight nonprofit organizations in Alabama were presented with the Standards for Excellence Institute's Seal of Excellence as they celebrated their completion of the rigorous nonprofit accreditation program. Through a partnership with Standards for Excellence Replication Partner Alabama Association of Nonprofits, the Community Foundation of Northeast Alabama, and United Way of East Central Alabama, a[…]
By SuperUser Account | October 16, 2014 Read More>

Congratulations To Our September/October 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: Light of Truth Center, Baltimore, MD Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement, Wilmington, DE Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations, Harrisburg, PA Marian House, Baltimore, MD[…]
By SuperUser Account | October 13, 2014 Read More>

Read Standards for Excellence Accreditation Manager Melissa Sines's Blog on BoardSource

Standards for Excellence Accreditation Manager Melissa Sines was a featured speaker at the 2014 BoardSource Leadership Forum in Washington D.C. on October 9-10. Learn about her session topic, Standards for Excellence: Focus on Leadership, from her recent post on BoardSource's blog.The Standards for Excellence session at this year’s BLF introduced organizational leaders to a proven set of benchmarks that will help them assess their capacity, leadership, and accountability. Participants utilized[…]
By SuperUser Account | October 03, 2014 Read More>

Read Standards for Excellence Accreditation Manager Melissa Sines’s Blog on BoardSource

Standards for Excellence Accreditation Manager Melissa Sines was a featured speaker at the 2014 BoardSource Leadership Forum in Washington D.C. on October 9-10. Learn about her session topic, Standards for Excellence: Focus on Leadership, from herrecent post on BoardSource’s blog.The Standards for Excellence session at this year’s BLF introduced organizational leaders to a proven set of benchmarks that will help them assess their capacity, leadership, and accountability. Participants utilized an[…]
By SuperUser Account | October 03, 2014 Read More>

CEO of Replication Partner Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement gives talk at TEDx Wilmington.

Watch Chris Grudner, CEO of Replication Partner Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement, give talk at TEDx Wilmington."Modern Nonprofit Board Governance - Passion Is Not Enough!"[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MIF9yJVldwQ&w=560&h=315][…]
By SuperUser Account | September 22, 2014 Read More>

Congratulations To Our August/September 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: The Horizon Foundation, Columbia, MD Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations (PANO), Harrisburg, PA Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement (DANA), Wilmington, DE Light of Truth Center, Baltimore, MD[…]
By SuperUser Account | September 16, 2014 Read More>

Standards for Excellence Proud to be ‘External Perspective’ Program Listed on GuideStar

The following piece was originally published on September 9, 204 at GuideStars's blog at trust.guidestar.org.With interest and a bit of nostalgia, I read Jacob Harold’s recent post on this blog, “Celebrating Our Past, Looking to Our Future.”Now, there is a new feature on the GuideStar site. Under the External Perspectives tab on each organization’s profile, GuideStar visitors can view Third Party Ratings, Accreditations, and Awards. Here, potential donors, volunteers, and others interested in[…]
By SuperUser Account | September 15, 2014 Read More>
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