NLC Nonprofit Leadership Conference | October 13, 2021

Announcing the 2021 NLC Leadership Conference

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During the past year, nonprofit leaders have risen to the challenges of our time — adjusting, reimagining and leading courageously to strengthen our communities. Now, it’s time to celebrate and chart how we’ll continue moving forward together. Please join the Nonprofit Leadership Center on October 13, 2021, for our 11th Annual Leadership Conference, presented by Bank of America. This highly …

Introducing the Certificate in Leadership Class of 2021

Meet the 27 Nonprofit Leaders in the 2021 Certificate in Leadership Program

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Nonprofit leadership has never been more important — or more challenging — than it is in the present moment. As needs increase along with mounting uncertainty, leadership is the key for stronger organizations and communities. To prepare the next generation of nonprofit professionals to lead our ever-changing sector forward, the Nonprofit Leadership Center created the Certificate in Leadership program. This …

Welcome Meriel Martínez

Experienced Trainer and Facilitator Joins NLC as New Program Director

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Today, we’re pleased to announce that Meriel Martínez has joined the Nonprofit Leadership Center as our new program director, effective March 30, 2021. In this role, she will help develop and implement NLC learning experiences and programs, with an emphasis on small-group leadership circles that bring leaders together who share similar roles or goals to learn, problem-solve and succeed collaboratively. …

Welcome Tess Plotkin to NLC

Tess Plotkin Joins Team NLC

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What do art and the nonprofit sector have in common? As an avid advocate for the arts, Tess Plotkin believes they both have the capacity to heal, build community and solve problems even when there aren’t obvious solutions. Today, we’re pleased to announce that Tess Plotkin has joined the Nonprofit Leadership Center as our new resource development fellow. This one-year …

5 Things Nonprofits Can Celebrate from 2020

Why There’s Actually a Lot to Celebrate From 2020: A Year of Resilience & Impact for Nonprofits

Emily H. Benham | CEO, NLC News

2020 will most likely be remembered for its many challenges. Yet, as we reflect on the nonprofit sector’s response during this unprecedented — yes, I said it — year, incredible resilience and measurable impact are the headlines that stand out to me. As a nonprofit organization that exists to support other nonprofits, the Nonprofit Leadership Center’s results directly reflect yours. …

The 10 Most Popular Nonprofit Articles of 2020

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As a nonprofit community, we did a lot of learning, adjusting, reimagining and innovating in 2020. As a year defined by information overload, here’s a recap of the most popular articles and resources on from the Nonprofit Leadership Center during the past year. Most Read Articles in 2020 Of all the content we shared with nonprofit leaders during the …

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

Holly Moon, Foundation Manager Lions Eye Institute News

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 …