Get Featured at the 2023 Nonprofit Leadership Conference: Submit Your Photos & Video

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On October 19 and 20, 2023, hundreds of nonprofit and business leaders will come together at the highly anticipated Nonprofit Leadership Conference, hosted by the Nonprofit Leadership Center and presented by Bank of America. We invite you to submit photos and/or video content that show your nonprofit in action for a chance to be featured in the opening […]

Available Funding Opportunities for Local Nonprofits

For Florida nonprofits in the Tampa Bay area, critical funding opportunities are now available to support your communities and advance your missions. Explore the latest opportunities: $2.9 Million in Funding Available from the Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg Through October 6, 2023, the Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg is accepting proposals for funding […]

WATCH: The Economic Impact of Tampa Bay Nonprofits

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Nonprofits are not just nice to have; they’re vital to the economic health of our communities. But do you know just how much the sector contributes to employment, annual revenue and assets held? During this free webinar, you’ll hear research highlights from the Florida Nonprofit Alliance’s 2023 Nonprofit Economic Impact Report, including the sector’s size, […]

Chief Storyteller & Nonprofit Leader to Emcee 2023 Nonprofit Leadership Conference

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What is the secret to nonprofit success? According to Ernest Hooper, renowned storyteller and nonprofit leader in Tampa Bay, it’s collaboration and shared knowledge. As the Nonprofit Leadership Center prepares to bring nearly 1,000 leaders together for two days of collaboration and knowledge sharing, we are thrilled to announce that Ernest will be the emcee […]

20 Leaders Selected for 2023 Advancing Racial Equity on Nonprofit Boards Fellowship

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Every time Tina James walked into a room, she found herself silently counting the number of individuals who looked like her. Even though that number has increased over the years, she continued to see a lack of representation at the C-suite and senior leadership levels of organizations.  “I know there are individuals like me who […]

8 Nonprofit Leaders Graduate with Certificate in Nonprofit Management

8 professionals of diverse genders, races, ethnicities and ages stand smiling alongside professors and leaders to graduate from the Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership at the University of Tampa, in collaboration with the Nonprofit Leadership Center

Do you know what sets good leaders apart from their peers? According to researchers at the University of Michigan, it’s having a learning mindset. Leaders focused on learning see value in learning new things, seek out new challenges, and view learning as key to growth and success (Source).  This week, eight learning-focused leaders graduated with their Certificate […]

3 Questions with the Nonprofit Leadership Center’s New CEO, Charlie Imbergamo

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On July 1, 2023, Charlie Imbergamo, MA, CFRE, became the Nonprofit Leadership Center’s new CEO. As a lifelong learner with 30 years of nonprofit experience, Charlie enters the role after serving as the organization’s senior director of strategic programs and impact since September 2019. We recently sat down with Charlie to hear more about his […]

Nonprofit Leadership Center Announces New CEO

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Today, the Nonprofit Leadership Center’s (NLC) board of directors announced that Charles (Charlie) D. Imbergamo, MA, CFRE, will be the next chief executive officer for the organization, effective July 1, 2023. This decision comes after a rigorous, four-month search for NLC’s next CEO, led by a CEO Transition Committee chaired by Mariana Bugallo-Muros and supported […]

4 Important Insights from the 2023 M+R Benchmarks Study

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The M+R Benchmarks Study is an annual report that highlights the latest nonprofit data and trends in digital fundraising and marketing. The study looks at billions of emails and SMS messages, millions of website visits and thousands of social media posts from hundreds of nonprofits (215 in the most recent report to be exact).  Findings from the 2023 M+R […]

32 Rising Nonprofit Leaders Chosen for 2023 Certificate in Leadership

Introducing the Certificate in Leadership Class of 2023

A nonprofit organization hires a talented professional. This person is valued by their peers and supervisors. They consistently meet or exceed job expectations. They are one of the most talented team members to come through the organization in the past few years. Naturally, they are promoted into a management role. There’s just one problem, they’ve […]