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Delaware's Dover Post discusses the Standards for Excellence with Replication Partner Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement

“It starts with the fiscal and organizational management of the organization, encouraging organizations to have policies and procedures, good board governance in place...Then it goes on to look at the programs of an organization and that the organization is evaluating their programs to ensure they’re meeting the needs of their population in their community.” Read the article.[…]
By SuperUser Account | February 15, 2015 Read More>

Updated Educational Resource Packet Released: Personnel Policies – Standards for Excellence Employee Handbook

The following post was written by Issela Sono, Nonprofit Management and Governance Intern at the Standards for Excellence Institute. Issela has volunteered in various nonprofit organizations in the Maryland and Washington, DC area while pursuing her undergraduate studies in Global Business and Public Policy. Issela is certified in Nonprofit Management from Duke University and is currently pursuing a M.B.A., with a concentration in Public Management, at Hood College.The Standards for Excellence[…]
By SuperUser Account | January 27, 2015 Read More>

Don’t Miss 2015 Nonprofit Capacity Conference with Exclusive Pass to Excellence Program!

The Standards for Excellence Institute is once again a proud sponsor of the 2015 Nonprofit Capacity Conference. This year the Institute and NCC are offering an exclusive opportunity for registrants to attend a pre-conference Pass to Excellence seminar. The Pass to Excellence seminar is designed for nonprofit leaders to acquire an in-depth knowledge of this vetted code of excellence, and to attain the resources necessary to put it into practice. During the full-day seminar, our expert Standards[…]
By SuperUser Account | January 21, 2015 Read More>

Improve the Form 990: Help Us Advise the IRS

The Exempt Organizations Subcommittee of the IRS Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Governmental Entities (ACT) is seeking your input on how the IRS can improve the Form 990. The ACT is a group of representatives of the nonprofit sector and practitioners who provide public input to the IRS on relevant areas of tax administration.The Exempt Organizations Subcommittee’s current project focuses on improving and enhancing the effectiveness of the redesigned Form 990, which the nonprofit community[…]
By SuperUser Account | January 19, 2015 Read More>

Standards for Excellence Licensed Consultant To Serve On White House Panel

Standards for Excellence Licensed Consultant Dr. Imani Woody has been invited by the White House, National Center for Lesbian Rights, and Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders to serve as a panelist at the National LGBT Elder Housing Summit. The summit will take place Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at the White House.Dr. Woody was recently featured in the Washington Post for her initiative to transform the bungalow where she grew up in Washington DC into communal housing for elderly gay people.[…]
By SuperUser Account | January 15, 2015 Read More>

2014 Survey on the Board of Directors of Nonprofit Organizations

GuideStar USA, BoardSource, The Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University, and the Center for Social Innovation at the Stanford Graduate School of Business are presently conducting a survey on the Board of Directors of Nonprofit Organizations.The goal of this study is to provide insights into the structure and workings of boards of directors of nonprofit organizations. They will provide participants with a summary of our research findings at the conclusion of the study.As a[…]
By SuperUser Account | January 08, 2015 Read More>

Leadership for Long-Term Sustainability: The Board’s Role in Partnerships and Mergers

We are pleased to bring you this article from Debra Thompson of Strategy Solutions, a Standards for Excellence Licensed Consultant.To ensure long-term sustainability, organizations are beginning to explore or consider strategic partnerships and mergers. Is your organization: Always in financial crisis or facing future funding cuts? Looking for ways to lower costs, improve operations or increase capacity? Seeking to grow as a result of a strategic planning process? Struggling to recruit or retain[…]
By SuperUser Account | January 07, 2015 Read More>

5 Insights Into Nonprofit Board Practices You Should Know

5 Insights Into Nonprofit Board Practices You Should Know, from our friends at GuideStar.[…]
By SuperUser Account | December 22, 2014 Read More>

Congratulations To Our Newest 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 Enabler Developer, Anniston, AL Early Connections, Erie, PA Family League of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD Moveable Feast, Baltimore, MD Rehoboth Beach Film Society, Rehoboth Beach, DE[…]
By SuperUser Account | December 22, 2014 Read More>
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