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 …

An Attitude of Gratitude

Team NLC Stories

With Thanksgiving just a week away, the staff of the Nonprofit Leadership Center has paused to share some things we feel especially grateful for in 2014. We’re all grateful for the opportunity to work with the staff members and volunteers from so many worthy organizations. Thank you for all that you do for our community—and our world! I recently enjoyed …

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 …

4 Things I’ve Come to Know

Ashley Pero Stories

“Without reflection, we go blindly on our way, creating more unintended consequences, and failing to achieve anything useful.” –Margaret Wheatley As my time as a staff member at Nonprofit Leadership Center comes to a close, I wanted to reflect on a few things I’ve come to know in my time here. These lessons, as I will call them, are not job …