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Emily Benham to Retire as CEO of the Nonprofit Leadership Center

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Today, the Nonprofit Leadership Center announced that Emily H. Benham, CFRE, FAHP, will retire as CEO on June 30, 2023. Emily joined the Nonprofit Leadership Center (NLC) in September 2014 after a long and successful fund development career with Bayfront Health System/Bayfront Health Foundation. Her career in the nonprofit sector spans four decades, with service in Tampa Bay, Miami, South …

3 Wishes for Your Holiday & Year Ahead: VIDEO

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Greetings and happy holidays. I wanted to send each of you in our Nonprofit Leadership Center family and nonprofit community a special message of gratitude as we close out 2022, along with three wishes for you. Thank you for all you do to strengthen the nonprofit sector and so many communities. Cheers to a purposeful and impactful 2023.

Top 5 Nonprofit Resources of 2022

The Five Most Popular Nonprofit Articles of 2022

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For nonprofit professionals, 2022 was another year of learning, adapting and innovating. But it was also a time for reflection and renewed connection. During the past year, nonprofit leaders turned to the Nonprofit Leadership Center for resources and support to strengthen their organizations and communities. Here are the top five most-read articles from NLC subject matter experts in 2022: 1. …

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Sneak Preview: Classes Announced for 2023

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If being more intentional about your personal and professional growth is one of your 2023 goals [HINT: It should be!], join the Nonprofit Leadership Center for a nonprofit training class or certificate program in the new year. We are pleased to unveil our 2023 Q1 event schedule. These learning experiences will strengthen your skills and your nonprofit organization. Explore the …

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Called to Action: What’s Next?

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Last week’s Nonprofit Leadership Conference theme — Called to Action — is something I’ve been thinking about a lot. During the past few challenging years, nonprofit professionals have doubled down — on their curiosity to seek solutions to the unknown, on their resolve to raise their voices and speak to issues of injustice and inequity, and on their belief that …

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2022 Nonprofit Holiday Gift Guide

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Anne Frank once said that no one ever becomes poor by giving. That’s especially true when your gifts benefit nonprofit organizations that are working to strengthen communities. The Nonprofit Leadership Center’s 2022 Nonprofit Holiday Gift Guide highlights gifts for everyone on your list, with some or all of the proceeds benefiting nonprofits. Gifts in this guide were curated by the …

Get featured. in the 2022 Nonprofit Holiday Gift Guide: Submissions due Nov. 18, 2022

Feature Your Organization in the 2022 Nonprofit Holiday Gift Guide

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Now through Friday, November 18, the Nonprofit Leadership Center is accepting submissions for its 2022 Nonprofit Holiday Gift Guide. Started in 2019, this festive guide highlights holiday gifts that give back to nonprofit organizations to strengthen our communities. All you need to complete your submission is the following information: Name of the nonprofit organization Description of the product or service …

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Applications Now Open for the 2023-24 Certificate in Nonprofit Management Graduate Program

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For nonprofit professionals who aspire to be a CEO or senior leadership team member, a graduate certificate in nonprofit management is a powerful step to make that goal a reality. The Nonprofit Leadership Center offers a graduate certificate in nonprofit management in collaboration with the University of Tampa. Applications are now open for the 2023-24 program. “I would not be …

Welcome Stacy and Nate

Nonprofit Leadership Center Welcomes Two New Members to Board of Directors

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The Nonprofit Leadership Center is pleased to welcome two new members to its talented and dedicated board of directors: Stacy Baier, Ph.D., and Nathan Penha, CRPS®, AAMS®. Meet Stacy Baier Stacy Baier is the CEO of the Pinellas Education Foundation, where she leads all development, educational impact and administrative activities while cultivating a strong working relationship between the business and …

Nonprofit Resources for Hurricane Ian Recovery

Nonprofit Support for Hurricane Ian

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Hurricane Ian devastated cities and homes when it made landfall in Florida on Wednesday, September 28, 2022. The latest estimates show that 8,700 people have applied for federal aid through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and the economic damage to the state is estimated at as much as $65 billion. Like in all crises and emergencies, nonprofit organizations step …