TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (June 23, 2014) – A new management support
organization at Tallahassee Community College will give nonprofits greater
opportunities to grow and thrive.
The Institute for Nonprofit Innovation and Excellence will open Tuesday,
June 24, at 7:30 a.m. with a breakfast and a soft-launch presentation from 8 to
9:30 a.m. at the TCC Capitol Center. The presentation will feature four
speakers and keynote remarks from Jim Murdaugh, TCC president.
“Nonprofits are vitally important to our local economy and quality of
life,” said Kimberly Moore, vice president for workforce development. “We
educate the community on the importance and the breadth of the nonprofit
In addition, the INIE provides its member organizations with targeted
education and training programs, community connections, up-to-date policy
information, cost-saving programs, information about data trends and best
practices, and pro bono legal services.
The INIE will enhance the capacity and leadership of more than 600 local
nonprofit organizations through advocacy, education and engagement, as well as
facilitate networking and peer learning opportunities for its members. The
nonprofit industry employs more than 13,000 people in the Big Bend region
“The Institute for Nonprofit Innovation and Excellence offers a great
way to inspire economic growth and progress in our area,” said Murdaugh.
Scheduled speakers and topics for the soft-launch event include Liza
McFadden, president of the Barbara Bush
Foundation for Family Literacy, who will speak on volunteering; Ron Sachs,
president and CEO of Sachs Media Group, discussing crisis communication;
Alfredo A. Cruz, program officer for economic opportunity at the Foundation for
Louisiana, presenting on fundraising; and Bennett Napier, president and CEO of
Partners in Association Management, who will speak on board governance.
information, contact Sarah Young at (850) 201-9608 or firstname.lastname@example.org.