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We Stand for Democracy and Against White Nationalism

Maryland Nonprofits condemns the violent breach of the United States Capitol on January 6, 2021 and the systemic conditions that made such a horrific and dangerous event possible. Together, we double our efforts to support democracy, oppose racism in all its forms, defend and advance voting rights, and advocate for equity and systems change at national and state levels.

52 Tips in 52 Weeks: Wrapping up the 52 Tips in 52 Weeks Series

This has certainly been an interesting year, filled with all kinds of challenges and issues that we never thought possible at the start of the year in January 2020.  One thing that I’ve held onto is this idea that the Standards for Excellence...

52 Tips in 52 Weeks: Helping the Helpers

During 2020, my family and I have taken some extra time to sit down in our home to watch movies.  One of the movies I enjoyed most in this year was the 2019 movie A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood starring Tom Hanks. I just loved this movie –...

Introducing: Standards for Excellence Institute® Licensed Consultants Class of 2020

Contact: Kat LaTour Marketing and Communications Assistant, Standards for Excellence Institute® Baltimore, MD – December 18, 2020 The Standards for Excellence Institute, an initiative designed to help nonprofit...

52 Tips in 52 Weeks: 52 Tips in 52 Weeks: Can Your Donors Easily Learn about your Organization?

Last night I sat on my couch with my laptop considering my year-end charitable giving. Where to give this year?  Should I stick with those I gave to last year or give to organizations I haven’t supported in the past? Can I make all of my gifts...

Action Alert- Tell members of Congress that action is needed on COVID-19 Relief before the end of the year! Maryland Nonprofits Statement to Members of Maryland’s Congressional Delegation

Dear Members of Congress, On behalf of our 1100 member organizations and nonprofits across Maryland, we must ask for continued support from Congress to sustain our ability to meet the needs of people and communities suffering from both the health...

52 Tips in 52 Weeks: Sarbanes Oxley and Nonprofits – We Remember You Senator Sarbanes

While I get most of my news directly from the pages of my daily newspaper, I was so saddened to wake up Monday morning to a tweet on my phone from a local television news show sharing the sad news that Senator Paul Sarbanes had passed away. I...

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