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Managing Big Change: Top Tips for New Executive Directors & CEOs

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Congratulations! You’re a new CEO at a nonprofit or social enterprise hired to increase impact. Whether your organization is small, medium, or large, many of the obstacles you’ll have to navigate are the same. In this article from Blue Avocado, find out the steps you can take to succeed in the challenge of change.


NextGen Nexus: The New Face of Philanthropy, Courtesy of Young America

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Young Americans work to fix societal problems as they define them, without waiting for anyone else’s approval or participation. In fact, nonprofits struggle to fit them and their new methods into traditional categories. Are these young people donors, volunteers, or both? Or do nonprofits perceive them as not yet worthy of attention because of their […]


Alliance Student Hannah Kirby ’18 inspired by changemakers in Obama Foundation internship

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Read about Hannah’s experience at the Obama Foundation and how she sought to become a CNP while a member of the Maryville College Nonprofit Leadership Alliance.  


$2,500 Scholarship Opportunity From Apartment Guide

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Apartment Guide is currently granting two $2,500 scholarships to help with the cost of tuition, books, and/or rent for college students.


Share Your Expertise at AMI 2019 in Orlando

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We invite you to propose a Workshop/Panel or Quickfire Session for the 2019 Alliance Management Institute (AMI). The Institute will be January 2-4, 2019, at the Rosen Plaza Hotel.


2019 Alliance Management Institute Ideas Forum

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The 2019 Ideas Forum at the Alliance Management Institute (AMI) allows students to showcase what they are learning on campus with students and faculty from around the country.


Reach Your Full Potential as a Fundraising Leader

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What: Leadership Academy Where: Toronto, Canada When: October 12-13, 2018 Cost: $179 – special pricing for CNP students! Join the Association of Fundraising Professionals for a two-day conference of immersive leadership development and top-flight networking at the Hilton Toronto. Students from a Nonprofit Leadership Alliance campus can take advantage of the special registration price of  […]


New Course on Effective Staff Supervision

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New Course: Effective Supervision You performed…you got promoted. Fantastic! Except… As you enjoy the view from your new height of responsibility, answer this question: what’s the one thing most likely to bring you right back down to earth? As any veteran manager will tell you, it’s the new challenge of engaging and leading a team […]


Alliance Career Development Awards Program Now Taking Applications

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The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance recognizes the importance of an effective internship for gaining invaluable hands-on learning, providing career exploration opportunities, and improving job prospects after graduation – as well as supporting the important work of the nonprofit organization internship site. However, many nonprofit organizations are unable to pay interns. To encourage every student to complete […]


Free Webinar on Social Impact

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Amplifying Social Good Using Lean Startup  Presented by:  Ann Mei Chang Author, Lean Impact: How to Innovate for Radically Greater Social Good Thursday, August 30, 12:00-1:00 p.m. Central This webinar is FREE to all affiliates of the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance.  Register Now Session description: Do you want to tackle one or more problems facing people and the planet, but […]