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Attention Nonprofit Consultants!

Are you ready to take your nonprofit consulting services to the next level?The Standards for Excellence Institute’s Licensed Consultant Training is an exclusive professional development initiative that gives independent consultants the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to work with nonprofit organizations across the country interested in learning about, implementing, and becoming accredited by the Standards for Excellence Program. Applications are due July 8th for the November 2020[…]
By Amy Coates Madsen | June 11, 2020 Read More>

Matching High Quality Interns with Nonprofits to Encourage Excellence in Governance and Management

Kelsie Overton formerly ran a program at the Alabama Association of Nonprofits that matched interns with nonprofit organizations seeking Accreditation with the Standards for Excellence. She is now a litigation associate practicing at Bradley.  She recently shared her experience with the Institute. When I was working at the Alabama Association of Nonprofits, our CEO, Shannon Ammons, noticed a barrier for many nonprofit organizations. Though they wanted to become accredited with the Standards for[…]
By Lydia Alcock | December 20, 2019 Read More>
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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. Members of the Ethics Standards Committee are trained individuals responsible for evaluating a nonprofit organization's application for compliance with the Standards[…]
By Susan Larsen | December 15, 2016 Read More>