Top 5 Nonprofit Resources of 2022

The Five Most Popular Nonprofit Articles of 2022

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For nonprofit professionals, 2022 was another year of learning, adapting and innovating. But it was also a time for reflection and renewed connection. During the past year, nonprofit leaders turned to the Nonprofit Leadership Center for resources and support to strengthen their organizations and communities. Here are the top five most-read articles from NLC subject matter experts in 2022: 1. …

Save the date for the 2022 Nonprofit Leadership Conference: September 28, 2022

2022 Leadership Conference: Called to Action ProBono

Jesica Davanza

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  • 2022 Leadership Conference
    December 1, 2022
    8:00 am - 2:30 pm EST

For nonprofit leaders and organizations, the past few years have challenged and changed us. We’ve dug deeper and pushed boundaries. We’ve reinvented how to fundraise and engage. We’ve experienced immense energy and intense exhaustion. But leaders like you were called to nonprofit work for times like this. Join your peers and partners at the 2022 Read More


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2022 Nonprofit Leadership Conference Breakout Speakers & Sessions

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The past few years have required nonprofit professionals to dig deep, think differently and work together to support communities. At the 2022 Nonprofit Leadership Conference on December 1, presented by Bank of America, you’ll reignite your calling to nonprofit work and come together with peers and partners to chart the path forward. This year’s conference breakout speakers address some of …

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Turning the Tassel: 10 Nonprofit Leaders Graduate from Certificate in Nonprofit Management

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As nonprofit leaders and organizations face new and complex challenges, 10 professionals took their leadership to the next level by earning their Certificate in Nonprofit Management from the University of Tampa. In collaboration with the Nonprofit Leadership Center, this graduate-level Certificate in Nonprofit Management immerses students in a life-changing, 15-month educational experience that explores every aspect of nonprofit leadership while …

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Nonprofit Board Assessments: How to Evaluate Nonprofit Board Members

Nancy Ridenour, NLC Board Chair Tips

How do you know if a nonprofit board is carrying out its duties successfully? Nonprofit board assessments are essential to measure board effectiveness and ensure board members govern the organization appropriately. What is a board evaluation? A board evaluation is a process for assessing a nonprofit board’s performance and the extent to which its members fulfill their roles and responsibilities. …

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Taking the Mystery Out of Nonprofit CEO Evaluations: How to Measure CEO Performance  

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

After years of training board members on how to lead and govern nonprofit organizations, one question consistently comes up in every session I teach: What’s the best way to support a nonprofit CEO and ensure strong executive leadership for the future? While there are many components to effective CEO support, one of the most crucial is nonprofit CEO evaluation.  According …

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Conduct More Effective Nonprofit CEO Reviews with This Sample CEO Evaluation Form

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One of the most important roles of nonprofit boards is overseeing and evaluating the CEO or executive director. But where do you begin this critical and challenging task? The Nonprofit Leadership Center’s sample CEO evaluation form is a helpful place to start the process. Our sample CEO performance evaluation template consists of five sections: 1) organizational performance, 2) community relations, …

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Can an MBA Help Your Nonprofit Career

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Although nonprofits are different from corporations, many nonprofit leaders underestimate the importance of running their organizations like a business. Getting a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) is one strategy some leaders pursue to increase their personal and organizational effectiveness. But, can an MBA help in a nonprofit? Amarela Peqini, business operations manager for the Nonprofit Leadership Center, says a resounding …

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Mental Health Resources for Nonprofit Professionals

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According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 1 in 5 U.S. adults experiences mental illness. Recently, nonprofit leaders at five national organizations called on nonprofit CEOs to prioritize mental health by: Training managers to support employees’ mental health Increasing employees’ options for where, when and how they work Re-examining organizational health insurance policies with a focus on mental health …

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How to Build Mental Fitness: 5 Tools to Increase Your Leadership Resilience

Charlie Imbergamo | Director of Strategic Programs Resources

What if you could see every challenge as an opportunity to enhance your leadership, team and organization? It’s possible, but it requires mental fitness and leadership resilience. What is mental fitness? How do you increase mental fitness? What are the fundamentals of mental fitness and resilience? In this video, you’ll learn how to build mental fitness with five powerful tools …