10 Ways Board Members Can Get Involved in Give Day Tampa Bay

Sara Leonard, Fund Development Academy Director Stories

Give Day Tampa Bay is a 24-hour online giving challenge led by the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay and the Florida Next Foundation. The midnight-to-midnight event showcases our local nonprofits and makes giving easy. Whether you’re a first-time donor or a longtime supporter, all it takes is a couple of clicks on your smartphone, tablet, or computer. Give Day Tampa …

We are Here…to Pump You Up (for Give Day Tampa Bay on May 5th)

Jen Dodd, Director of Education & Communications Stories

Do you want your nonprofit organization to be part of something BIG? Here’s your chance: The Community Foundation of Tampa Bay and the Florida Next Foundation are leading a 24-hour online giving challenge in May: Give Day Tampa Bay is a midnight-to-midnight event showcasing local nonprofits. Giving is easy for first-time donors and long-time supporters! The inaugural event in 2014 …

Looking Back with Thanks & Ahead with Resolution

Team NLC 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 …

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 …

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 …