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 …

New Nonprofit Donor & Giving Trends: How to Apply Learnings at Your Organization

Jesica D'Avanza & Natalie Stamer Leadership, News

How many times have you and your colleagues analyzed questions that still have no clear answers: How do we recoup the revenue lost from our cancelled fundraising events? What will the year-end giving season look like? What is the long-term impact on our staff and operations? In our data-driven world, we’re used to having the numbers and analytics at our …

Nonprofits Won’t Let a Pandemic or Recession Stop Them from Helping Communities

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The Nonprofit Leadership Center Announces Its Largest Certificate in Nonprofit Management Class at the University of Tampa in the Graduate Program’s 13-Year History As nonprofits face continued financial and operational challenges, the Nonprofit Leadership Center and the University of Tampa have launched the largest Certificate in Nonprofit Management class in the history of this graduate program, which began in 2007. …

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 …