Category Archives: Fundraising

Building Families for Children Receives $100,000 from Donor and is Cited for ‘Excellence’

Recent sealholder Building Families for Children announces today the receipt of a $100,000 gift from a private backer of the nearly century-old, faith-based nonprofit. The organization recently earned their accreditation under the Standards for Excellence program. “This welcomed and generous donation will … Continue reading

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Updated Resource on Nonprofit Disclosure: Disclose It!

The Standards for Excellence: An Ethics and Accountability Code for the Nonprofit Sector states that all nonprofits “must be aware of and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.”  Of course, nonprofit disclosure laws are among the important … Continue reading

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I give. Please join me! The case for nonprofit board giving.

We’re pleased to bring you this guest blog post from Susan Detwiler of The Detwiler Group.  Susan is a Standards for Excellence Licensed Consultant.  Standards for Excellence Licensed Consultants are an elite group of independent consultants that have been selected … Continue reading

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Congratulations To Our Latest Organizations!

The Standards for Excellence Institute would like to congratulate several organizations that recently earned or renewed their accreditation under the Standards for Excellence: An Ethics and Accountability Code for the Nonprofit Sector: Crossroads Community Inc., Centreville, Maryland HealthCare Access Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland … Continue reading

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Leadership: Volunteers

The following post was written by Issela Sono, former Nonprofit Management and Governance Intern at the Standards for Excellence Institute®. Issela has volunteered in various nonprofit organizations in the Maryland and Washington, DC area while pursuing her undergraduate studies in Global Business … Continue reading

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Maryland Accredited and Recognized Organizations Listed in Baltimore Giving Guide

The Baltimore Business Journal‘s 2015 Giving Guide was recently released and features a two-page spread of the Standards for Excellence Institute. The spread includes a list of Standards for Excellence Accredited and Recognized organizations in Maryland. This annual publication comes out … Continue reading

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Licensed Consultant Training at #1 Ranked Hotel!

The Standards for Excellence Institute will be offering its 9th Standards for Excellence Licensed Consultant Workshop on October 26-28 at the Inn at Henderson’s Wharf in Baltimore, Maryland. The Inn at Henderson’s Wharf is ranked as the #1 hotel in Baltimore on … Continue reading

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