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10 New Nonprofit Training Classes Now Available for Registration

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As the temperatures heat up, 10 new summer classes are now available for registration to help you elevate your career, nonprofit and impact. June 22: Navigating Change With a Growth Mindset Leaders with a growth mindset know skills aren’t just something we’re born with; they believe anyone can grow essential skills. During this course, you’ll identify your most prevalent mindset and learn how …

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And the Lightning Community Hero Award Goes to…

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Brian Butler was a board member for several nonprofits when he started receiving two to three requests a week from organizations suddenly looking to diversify their boards after George Floyd’s murder in 2020. “Brian, will you serve on my board?” “Brian, will you introduce me to someone of color to serve on my board?” It was overwhelming. But it was …

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28 Nonprofit Leaders Selected for 2022 Certificate in Leadership Program

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Leadership is paramount to succeed in today’s ever-changing world, but there is often a deficit in training and preparation for nonprofit professionals moving into leadership roles. To prepare the next generation of nonprofit professionals to lead our dynamically changing sector, the Nonprofit Leadership Center created the Certificate in Leadership program. This unique, 10-week learning experience brings together nonprofit leaders who …

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The Year of the Growth Mindset: 4 Impact Headlines from 2021

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The past year was both painful and extraordinary. While we witnessed workforce challenges, decision fatigue and organizations working to address diversity, equity and inclusion, we also saw nonprofits respond with speed, greater mission focus and grace. It’s no question that 2021 was another challenging year for nonprofits and communities, but it also brought growth, new learnings, innovation and progress. As …

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Faithful Servant Leader Retires After 15 Years at Nonprofit Leadership Center

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Lorraine Faithful retires from the nonprofit sector after decades of life-changing work Did you know that when the Nonprofit Leadership Center started, we were called the Management Assistance Program? Most people don’t remember that, but 15-year NLC staff member Lorraine Faithful was there from the beginning. “I loved coming into NLC on the ground level,” Lorraine recalls. “It was exciting …

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Experienced Banking & Finance Leader Joins Nonprofit Leadership Center Team

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The Nonprofit Leadership Center is pleased to announce that Amarela Peqini has joined the organization as our new business operations manager. In this role, she will manage the operations, finances and certain human resources functions for NLC. “I’m looking forward to working with Team NLC and supporting the many nonprofit organizations and leaders we serve by ensuring the best use …

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From Battered to Better: The Path Forward for Nonprofits in 2022

Emily H. Benham, FAHP, CFRE | CEO, NLC News

A new year brings a fresh enthusiasm and energy for both the possibilities and uncertainties that lie ahead. Despite the challenges of the past two years (I will not mention the “p-word” — you’re welcome), I remain relentlessly optimistic about the outlook for our nonprofit sector. Although 2022 will likely be another challenging year in many ways, nonprofits and the …

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The 10 Most Popular Nonprofit Articles of 2021

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Although 2021 introduced new and increasing challenges for nonprofit leaders and organizations, it also brought hope and optimism as our sector continues to lead bravely and act boldly to strengthen our communities. During the past year, nonprofit leaders turned to the Nonprofit Leadership Center most often for resources to: Increase emotional intelligence and resilience Embrace and promote diversity, equity and …

2021 Nonprofit Holiday Gift Guide curated from nonprofit organizations by the Nonprofit Leadership Center

2021 Nonprofit Holiday Gift Guide

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Most people agree that giving is better than receiving. Make giving AND receiving a little sweeter this year by giving a gift that gives back to a nonprofit organization. The Nonprofit Leadership Center’s 2021 Holiday Gift Guide highlights gifts for everyone on your list, with some or all of the proceeds benefiting nonprofits. Statement Shirts for Strong Women The EmpowHERment …