20 Leaders Selected for 2023 Advancing Racial Equity on Nonprofit Boards Fellowship

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Every time Tina James walked into a room, she found herself silently counting the number of individuals who looked like her. Even though that number has increased over the years, she continued to see a lack of representation at the C-suite and senior leadership levels of organizations.  “I know there are individuals like me who […]

8 Nonprofit Leaders Graduate with Certificate in Nonprofit Management

8 professionals of diverse genders, races, ethnicities and ages stand smiling alongside professors and leaders to graduate from the Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership at the University of Tampa, in collaboration with the Nonprofit Leadership Center

Do you know what sets good leaders apart from their peers? According to researchers at the University of Michigan, it’s having a learning mindset. Leaders focused on learning see value in learning new things, seek out new challenges, and view learning as key to growth and success (Source).  This week, eight learning-focused leaders graduated with their Certificate […]

3 Questions with the Nonprofit Leadership Center’s New CEO, Charlie Imbergamo

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On July 1, 2023, Charlie Imbergamo, MA, CFRE, became the Nonprofit Leadership Center’s new CEO. As a lifelong learner with 30 years of nonprofit experience, Charlie enters the role after serving as the organization’s senior director of strategic programs and impact since September 2019. We recently sat down with Charlie to hear more about his […]

Nonprofit Leadership Center Announces New CEO

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Today, the Nonprofit Leadership Center’s (NLC) board of directors announced that Charles (Charlie) D. Imbergamo, MA, CFRE, will be the next chief executive officer for the organization, effective July 1, 2023. This decision comes after a rigorous, four-month search for NLC’s next CEO, led by a CEO Transition Committee chaired by Mariana Bugallo-Muros and supported […]

4 Important Insights from the 2023 M+R Benchmarks Study

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The M+R Benchmarks Study is an annual report that highlights the latest nonprofit data and trends in digital fundraising and marketing. The study looks at billions of emails and SMS messages, millions of website visits and thousands of social media posts from hundreds of nonprofits (215 in the most recent report to be exact).  Findings from the 2023 M+R […]

32 Rising Nonprofit Leaders Chosen for 2023 Certificate in Leadership

Introducing the Certificate in Leadership Class of 2023

A nonprofit organization hires a talented professional. This person is valued by their peers and supervisors. They consistently meet or exceed job expectations. They are one of the most talented team members to come through the organization in the past few years. Naturally, they are promoted into a management role. There’s just one problem, they’ve […]

Impact in 2022: The Stories Behind the Numbers

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If there’s one word to define our current decade, it’s change. In 2022, the world changed again. From new pandemic protocols and hurricanes to emergent laws around DEI training, it was another year full of unexpected moments. And as the world continues to change, the Nonprofit Leadership Center does, too — always striving to be […]

Just Announced! 2023 Spring Nonprofit Training Events

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Writer Leo Tolstoy once said that “spring is the time of plans and projects.” Here at the Nonprofit Leadership Center, we believe spring is the perfect time to make plans for your personal and professional development. We’ve launched 17 (yes, 17!!!!) new training events and certificate programs to help you renew your commitment to growth […]

Emily Benham to Retire as CEO of the Nonprofit Leadership Center

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 […]

3 Wishes for Your Holiday & Year Ahead: VIDEO

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 […]