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Welcome To Our New Members!

            The following list are of members who have joined within the last month! Click on the links to check out each new member… NonprofitAlliance for ChildhoodAngels in Disguises FoundationBach Concert SeriesCaring...

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Friday, June 6, 2014: Offices Closed

Our office will be closed Friday, June 6, 2014 for a staff retreat. Have a great weekend and we’ll be back in touch on Monday, June 9.

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SFX Director on ABC2 News

Standards for Excellence Director, Amy Coates Madsen, was recently featured on WMAR ABC2 News discussing the SFX program and how nonprofits can meet the standards. Watch here…

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What Policy Issues will be Important in the Coming Year? Maryland Nonprofits Survey

By Henry Bogdan, Public Policy and Advocacy Director, Maryland Nonprofits Maryland Nonprofits is asking for your help to identify state policy issues that we should prioritize in the coming year. These may be current issues that you feel are unresolved, or issues you...

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The Third Deadly Sin of Nonprofit Strategy, Guest Blog by Rob Sheehan

Guest Blog by Rob Sheehan, Principal, Sheehan Nonprofit Consulting, Associate Member of Maryland Nonprofits Read the original blog here Like so many sins, this one starts out innocently enough. An organization has financial challenges and decides it needs a big new...

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Montgomery County Executive Candidates Forum

Nonprofit Montgomery and Montgomery Moving Forward are sponsoring a Montgomery County Executive Candidates Forum, June 3 at the Manna Food Center in Gaithersburg. Click here for Registration and Event Information.     

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Standards for Excellence Forum Quiz – The Answers!

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony from the Standards for Excellence Version 2.0 Forum Guest Blog by Susan Fort If you were unable to join us at the Standards for Excellence Forum on May 28th, you missed a great event!  Click here for photos of the event.  During the...

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SFX Featured in the Chronicle of Philanthropy

The Standards for Excellence Institute has been featured in an article in the Chronicle of Philanthropy, “Institute Overhauls Accreditation Process for Nonprofit Accountability.” Read more…

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Cost per outcome: The new crystal ball for nonprofit success, Guest Blog by Erica McGeachy Crenshaw

Guest Blog by Erica McGeachy Crenshaw, CEO, Execute Now!, Associate Member of Maryland Nonprofits Read the original blog here Nonprofits are constantly looking for new ways to demonstrate impact to funders, particularly to foundations that have less to invest and...

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A Facelift or a Rebuild? 3 Questions to Ask Before Changing Your Nonprofit Logo, Guest Blog by Christine Batta

Cancer Research UK used a new design to add the theme of “our progress is your progress” to their existing “together we can beat cancer” message. Guest Blog by Christine Batta, Graphic Designer, SW Creatives Read the original blog here A thoughtful logo redesign has...

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