Responding to Racial Inequities with Outrage and Optimism

Emily H. Benham, FAHP, CFRE, CEO, NLC News

The past few months have been extraordinarily difficult for our community and our nation. While nonprofit organizations continue to show up and step up to help solve our greatest challenges, nonprofit leaders are hurting just as so many Americans are right now. Some of you may be processing your anger, frustration and sadness. Some of you may be grappling with …

New Resources to Respond to Nonprofit Needs

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In an ongoing effort to help nonprofits overcome challenges caused by the COVID-19 crisis, we recently asked nonprofit leaders about their current mindset and most pressing needs. Nearly 100 nonprofit leaders responded to our online survey fielded between May 12 and 19, 2020. The outcome was clear: Nonprofit leaders are looking for supportive and innovative ways to overcome personal anxiety …

Pivoting Together: Nonprofits Share the Eye-Opening Impact of COVID-19

Emily H. Benham, FAHP, CFRE | CEO, NLC News

At the beginning of 2020, I encouraged nonprofit leaders to embrace four traits I believed we would all need to be successful this year. One of those was what I called “mastering the pivot” — being adaptive and responsive to the changing needs of donors and our community. Never could I have imagined just how much we would need to …

Coping with the Coronavirus: The Latest from CEO Emily Benham

Emily H. Benham, FAHP, CFRE | CEO, NLC News

It is hard to believe how much our world and daily routines have changed in such a short period of time. Since my most recent communication about the Nonprofit Leadership Center’s response to COVID-19, we’ve made several decisions and are taking timely actions to support our nonprofit community now. Status of NLC Events Like all organizations and businesses, NLC is …

Keeping Our Community Safe: NLC’s Response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Emily H. Benham, FAHP, CFRE | CEO, NLC News

Information last updated: March 13, 2020 As news about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve, the health and safety of our NLC staff, trainers, partners, nonprofit leaders and all the individuals and families our sector serves is our top priority. Because we share in the collective duty to strengthen and care for our Tampa Bay community, we want you to …

2020 NLC Leadership Conference Breakout Sessions and Speakers

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What does it mean to lead courageously? How can you become a more courageous leader? We’ll explore the answers to these questions and more at the Nonprofit Leadership Center’s 2020 Leadership Conference on October 13, presented by Bank of America. Leading experts in strategic planning, organizational culture, change management, communications and more will come together to ensure our nonprofit sector …

New Certificate in Leadership Program Will Prepare Nonprofit Leaders for Greater Success and Impact

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The greatest threat to the future of our nonprofit sector is leadership. It’s also our greatest opportunity. Culture, performance, morale and impact are all dependent on strong leadership. Yet very little exists in our community today to cultivate and equip nonprofit professionals who are transitioning into new leadership roles. That’s why we’re pleased to announce a bold new initiative that …

A Fresh Face at NLC: Meet Carina Kleter

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“Everyone is doing the best they can with the tools they have. Not only should we show ourselves and others compassion, but we must consistently strive for better tools and help those around us do the same.” This is Carina Kleter’s mantra in life, but it also describes the work she’ll be doing to support our nonprofit community as NLC’s …

Announcing the 2020 NLC Leadership Conference

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UPDATE APRIL 13, 2020: Please note that we have changed the date of this event to October 13, 2020, due to the coronavirus. Drum roll please … (cue energetic finger tapping on our desks and a quick toss of confetti). Registration is now open for NLC’s 2020 Leadership Conference, presented by Bank of America. We have an impressive line-up of …

The Most Popular Nonprofit Classes and Content of 2019

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As a nonprofit community, we did a lot during 2019 to develop our skills, make connections and improve ourselves and our organizations to strengthen our community. But with an overwhelming amount of information everywhere we turn, it can be challenging to remember all we’ve read and learned. Here’s a recap of what Tampa Bay’s nonprofit professionals were most interested in …