Category: Awards

The Value of an Alford-Axelson Award

Our guest blogger Gianfranco Farruggia, Ph.D., is a Professor of Nonprofit Management in the School of Business and Nonprofit Management at North Park University The Axelson Center for Nonprofit Management has been reviewing applications for the noted Alford-Axelson Award for a good number of years and various notable Chicago-area nonprofit organizations have received the award and... Read more »

Axelson Center News: Nonprofits Invited to Disrupt the Norm at Axelson Center Symposium

If nonprofits are to successfully innovate, disrupt the norm, and be change agents for the communities they serve, their leaders and staff must go beyond big goals and lofty visions. Results and impact require thoughtful and empowered decision-making informed by nonprofit managerial excellence. The Axelson Center’s 16th Annual Symposium for Nonprofit Professionals and Volunteers, a... Read more »

Outstanding Nonprofit Management: Hallmark #6: Resource Generation and External Relations

Our guest blogger Jim Stoynoff is a strategic advisor, consultant and business mentor as well as the President and Founder of Synthesis Solutions. He helps business and non-profit teams excel at their mission and grow, focusing on Strategic Direction, Leadership Alignment, Operational Efficiencies, Solution Design, Program Implementation, and Social Enterprise. Learn more about best practices... Read more »
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Outstanding Nonprofit Management: Hallmark #4: Human Resources

Our guest blogger Jim Stoynoff is a strategic advisor, consultant and business mentor as well as the President and Founder of Synthesis Solutions. He helps business and non-profit teams excel at their mission and grow, focusing on Strategic Direction, Leadership Alignment, Operational Efficiencies, Solution Design, Program Implementation, and Social Enterprise. Learn more about best practices... Read more »

Outstanding Nonprofit Management: Hallmark #3: Strategy and Innovation

Our guest blogger Jim Stoynoff is a strategic advisor, consultant and business mentor as well as the President and Founder of Synthesis Solutions. He helps business and non-profit teams excel at their mission and grow, focusing on Strategic Direction, Leadership Alignment, Operational Efficiencies, Solution Design, Program Implementation, and Social Enterprise. Learn more about best practices... Read more »

NEWS: Application Period Open for Axelson Center’s Annual Nonprofit Management Awards

Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Alford-Axelson Award for Nonprofit Managerial Excellence and the 2015 Excellent Emerging Organization Award—two annual honors presented by the Axelson Center for Nonprofit Management at North Park University to Chicago-area nonprofit organizations. The Alford-Axelson Award for Nonprofit Managerial Excellence recognizes nonprofits serving the seven-county Chicago region who exemplify... Read more »
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Outstanding Nonprofit Management: Hallmark #1: Mission and Program

Post by Guest Blogger Jim Stoynoff. Originally posted over at Jim’s blog. Catch up with Jim on Twitter @Synthesis_Biz. Recently I had the privilege of being on the panel which reviews applications for the Alford-Axelson Award for Nonprofit Managerial Excellence. Each year the Axelson Center for Nonprofit Management presents two Alford-Axelson Awards to nonprofit organizations,... Read more »

Nonprofit Management Awards Announced at Annual Axelson Center Symposium

Nonprofit Management Awards Announced at Annual Axelson Center Symposium
  Honors given to Chicago Community Loan Fund, Literature for All of Us, and Waukegan to College The Axelson Center for Nonprofit Management announced the winners of its Alford-Axelson Award for Nonprofit Managerial Excellence and its Excellent Emerging Organization Award as part of the Center’s 15th Annual Symposium for Nonprofit Professionals and Volunteers, June 2-3,... Read more »