2020 Nonprofit Holiday Gift Guide

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While 2020 has been an extraordinarily challenging year for families, nonprofits and communities, it has also sparked the very best in generosity, gratitude and humanity. Our Nonprofit Leadership Center 2020 Holiday Gift Guide highlights gifts for everyone on your list that give back to local nonprofit organizations. Thank you to our nonprofit community for sharing your top picks to compile …

Survey Reveals Impact of COVID-19 and 2020 Challenges on Nonprofits at Year-End

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It’s no secret that COVID-19 has profoundly impacted nonprofits and communities, but what is the outlook for organizations today as they’ve continued to navigate the effects of the pandemic? The Nonprofit Leadership Center began surveying nonprofit CEOs and executive directors in March 2020 to understand the impact of COVID-19 on Tampa Bay nonprofits and their constituents. Six months after the …

Five Ways to Steward Your Donors During Tampa Bay Philanthropy Week

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As we approach the end of the calendar year, many nonprofit professionals are gearing up to send heart-tugging, eloquent and compelling year-end fundraising appeals to donors. The urge to bombard donors with requests for support can be hard to resist when fundraising has been so difficult in 2020. But now is not the time to focus on generic asks and …

Humanity, Delivered

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In a year that has been more complicated and challenging than most, all you have to do is turn to the words of Dr. Alex Harris to remember that we are all human … and that the best of humanity exists within our nonprofit sector. At the Nonprofit Leadership Center’s 2020 Leadership Conference, Arts Conservatory for Teens Co-founder and CEO …

Applications Open for 2021-22 Certificate in Nonprofit Management Graduate Program at UT

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Are you a nonprofit leader or aspiring nonprofit professional who’s ready to take your career to the next level but aren’t sure how? A graduate certificate in nonprofit management is a powerful way to enhance your growth and impact. The Nonprofit Leadership Center offers a Certificate in Nonprofit Management program in collaboration with the University of Tampa. Certificate candidates are immersed in a life-changing …

2020 State of the Nonprofit Sector: Where We Are and Where We Go Next

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Despite what has been one of the most challenging years in recent history, 2020 has revealed that the nonprofit sector represents what is possible and positive in our world. During the Nonprofit Leadership Center’s 2020 Leadership Conference on October 13, NLC CEO Emily H. Benham, FAHP, CFRE, gave an encouraging report about the state of the nonprofit sector. “When I …

10 Reasons to Attend the 10th Anniversary Leadership Conference on October 13

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It’s almost time! On October 13, 2020, nonprofit and business leaders from across the nation will come together virtually to explore how to lead courageously through some of the greatest challenges of our time at the Nonprofit Leadership Center’s 2020 Leadership Conference. Watch the sneak peek that the conference speakers put together for you: Now that you’re totally inspired, here …

21 Rising Nonprofit Stars Welcomed into First Certificate in Leadership Program

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“Leadership is defined as leading a group of people or an organization, but it’s so much more than that. I believe an effective leader embodies self-awareness, social-awareness, compassion, integrity, confidence, empathy, trust and courage. Leadership requires all of these attributes and more. I’m excited to refine my leadership skills in the Nonprofit Leadership Center’s new Certificate in Leadership program.” — …

We Want to Feature YOU at the 2020 Leadership Conference: Record & Upload Your Video

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What does it mean to lead courageously? How can nonprofit leaders and organizations lead courageously every day? These are the questions we’ll be asking and answering next month at our 2020 Leadership Conference: Lead Courageously on October 13. And we want to feature YOU as an important part of the conversation!  Upload a Video to Be Featured at NLC’s Leadership …

Meet Your 2020 Leadership Conference Emcee Bill Fries

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“Leading courageously is about not being afraid to venture into the uncomfortable, take risks and make mistakes. It’s about learning from our failures and seeking advice and different points of view. Courageous leadership is taking action to move initiatives forward and encouraging your team to do the same.” Bill Fries answers the central question we’ll be exploring at the Nonprofit Leadership Center’s …