Author Archives: Crystal Henry

University of Northern Iowa Students Receive Big Idea Award at National Conference

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: January 11, 2018 CONTACT: Christa Beall Diefenbach, CNP, Nonprofit Leadership Alliance (Email) Kansas City, Mo. – The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance recently presented a group of students from the University of Northern Iowa with the inaugural “What’s the Big Idea?” Award, sponsored by KPMG. The awards presentation took place at the annual Alliance […]


Arizona State University Receives National Award for Program Excellence

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: January 11, 2018 CONTACT: Christa Beall Diefenbach, CNP, Nonprofit Leadership Alliance (Email) Kansas City, Mo. – The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance recently presented Arizona State University with the prestigious Campus Program Excellence Award. The awards presentation took place at the annual Alliance Management Institute—an educational symposium geared toward college students beginning a career […]


University of North Dakota Student Wins National Award

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: January 11, 2018 CONTACT: Christa Beall Diefenbach, CNP, Nonprofit Leadership Alliance (Email) Kansas City, Mo. – The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance recently presented Keller Karlstrom, a student at the University of North Dakota, with the Student Leader of the Year Award. The award was presented at the annual Alliance Management Institute—an educational conference […]


Arizona State Graduate Wins National Nonprofit Award

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: January 11, 2018 CONTACT: Christa Beall Diefenbach, CNP, Nonprofit Leadership Alliance (Email) Kansas City, Mo. – The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance recently presented Nora Slawik, CNP, with the prestigious Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) of the Year award. The award was presented at the annual Alliance Management Institute, an educational conference for students planning […]


The YMCAs of the Wabash Valley Win National Nonprofit Award

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: January 11, 2018 CONTACT: Christa Beall Diefenbach, CNP, Nonprofit Leadership Alliance (Email) Kansas City, Mo. – The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance recently presented The YMCAs of the Wabash Valley with the Mutual of America Nonprofit Partner of the Year Award. The award presentation was at the annual Alliance Management Institute (AMI), an educational […]


Jimmie Stark Honored as the Recipient of the H. Roe Bartle Momentum Award

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: January 11, 2018 CONTACT: Christa Beall Diefenbach, CNP, Nonprofit Leadership Alliance (Email) Kansas City, Mo. – The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance recently presented Jimmie Stark with the prestigious H. Roe Bartle Momentum Award. The award presentation was at the annual Alliance Management Institute, an educational conference geared toward students planning a career in […]


A Message from President Susan T. Schmidt, CNP, on Equity

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This past summer, I had the opportunity to attend a convening with other nonprofit executives to discuss racial equity—and the role of the nonprofit sector in moving the needle forward. Although it was intensive and challenging, I was encouraged to see a room full of smart and motivated leaders who want to do the heavy […]


Nonprofit Leadership Alliance to Assume Operations of Leaderosity, an Online Leadership Development Platform

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: October 26, 2017 CONTACT: Christa Beall Diefenbach, CNP, Nonprofit Leadership Alliance (Email) Kansas City, Mo. – The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance and the Presidio Trust announce that the Alliance will be the new sponsor of LEADEROSITY—an online learning platform. The original vision of LEADEROSITY will remain intact: a low-cost, high-quality leadership development platform that […]


Our Shared Value

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It is fair to say that the nonprofit sector was born from adversity. It was from the volcano of social injustice that millions of organizations poured into the world to answer the call – if not to provide a solution, at least to provide a resolution: we will not sit idly. Our diverse missions do not […]


Support Kansas City Announces “Excellence In Nonprofit Leadership” Award Winners

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: April 6, 2017 CONTACT: Debra Box, Executive Director, Support Kansas City, (913) 831-4752, ext. 101 Mission, Kan. – Support Kansas City (SKC), a local nonprofit that provides business and development support services to Greater Kansas City nonprofits has announced the winners of its prestigious “Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership” (ENLA) Awards. The 2017 awards […]