You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know

Grace Armstrong News, Stories

There is no greater gift to a nonprofit organization than a board member who is motivated to be involved in his own education. When most of us join a board, we think that we bring a great deal of wisdom because of our backgrounds in business, education, or whatever our field of work is. We believe that we are sufficiently …

Fair Pay for Great Work

Grace Armstrong News, Stories

I was involved in a project recently with a group of business people who were not overly familiar with the nonprofit sector. The project was to identify a nonprofit that was well run and employed what the group perceived were best practices. Nonprofits had submitted many documents to help the group make their decision. What I found interesting in this …

6 Reasons to Get Excited About Our Fund Development Leadership Certificate

Sara Leonard News, Stories

Immediate impact – you can put the info to use in your fundraising efforts immediately. Nonprofit Leadership Center classes emphasize practical applications and tools so you’ll be able to put good ideas to use right away “[We received] good insight and tips for how to move forward, realizing that the course of action that we were on was indeed the …

Looking Back with Thanks & Ahead with Resolution

Jennifer Dodd News, Stories

As 2014 draws to a close, the team here at the Nonprofit Leadership Center wanted to share our gratitude and our hopes with you! We are grateful for our partnership with Tampa Bay nonprofits throughout the past year, and we hope to continue to be a part of your successes in 2015. Please let us know how we can help …

Taking Time to be Thankful

Ashley Pero News, Stories

While we all try to be thankful throughout the year, November brings such warm reminders of being grateful and appreciative for what we have. As the holiday season begins we, as the staff of the Nonprofit Leadership Center, wanted to share one thing that makes us pause and give thanks. We’re so delighted to be able to provide education and …

Save the Date: #GivingTuesday is December 2, 2014

Josh Connors News, Stories

Giving Tuesday is a movement to create a national day of giving to kick off the giving season added to the calendar on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving. The third annual Giving Tuesday is on December 2, 2014. In the same way retail stores take part in Black Friday and online retailers encourage Cyber Monday, the nonprofit sector has the opportunity …

Using Mobile & Social Media to Fundraise Online

Nonprofit Leadership Center of Tampa Bay News, Stories

We’re thrilled that Heather Mansfield, principal blogger at Nonprofit Tech for Good and author of the best-selling books Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits and Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits, will be joining us for our 2014 Fund Development Conference. Heather has twenty years of experience utilizing the Internet for fundraising, community …

Get to Know our New CEO, Emily Benham

Nonprofit Leadership Center of Tampa Bay News, Stories

The entire board and staff at Nonprofit Leadership Center are excited to welcome our new CEO, Emily Benham, to the team. We’ve all had the opportunity to get to know Emily though the process and her previous involvement with us. Our students and stakeholders are such an important part of what we do, so we asked her for one final …

Only 3 Things Matter in Your Elevator Speech

Sara Leonard News, Stories

Gail Perry joined us in Tampa for a day of laughter and learning. Her topic was “Fired-up Fundraising for Board Members.” She conveyed her deep passion for nonprofit fundraising and provided innumerable practical tips to the nonprofit staff and board members who attended. Gail spent a good deal of the morning session helping us work on our “elevator speeches.” This …