Category Archives: Certified Nonprofit Professional

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 […]


Nonprofit Leadership Alliance to co-host the Career Fair & Expo at the 2019 Fair Trade Campaigns National Conference

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The Career Fair & Expo will provide opportunities for students and young professionals to connect with and learn from a wide range of brands, businesses, and nonprofit organizations working in sustainability and social justice. Read more. 


Hear what Independent Sector had to say about AMI 2019

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Two Independent Sector ambassadors attended AMI 2019 in Orlando, and here’s what they had to say about their experience.  IS on the Road: Emerging Leaders Envision the Future Together


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.


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 […]


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 […]


Applications for Association Membership Committee Chair Open

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The Association of Certified Nonprofit Professionals is currently accepting resumes for the Chair of the Membership Committee. The Membership Committee is the voice of the membership of the Association of CNPs. It is charged with enhancing the member’s experience, enhancing membership value and increasing membership.