Empowering Leaders, Transforming Communities

A mission 75 years in the making.

The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance strengthens the social sector with a talented and prepared workforce.

Building leaders

to change the world.

To celebrate the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance’s diamond anniversary, we’ll honor the past 75 years and lay the foundation for the next 75. It doesn’t matter if you’ve been faithful since 1948 or 2023. The past has shaped who we are, but the future is where we are going.

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The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance is celebrating its 75th anniversary
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We need your help

Here’s how you can celebrate!

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Support the Future of the Nonprofit Sector

You can help ensure that the 1.5 million social good organizations operating in the U.S. have access to the talent they need to create a better world for all of us.

Share Your Memories

Certified Nonprofit Professional’s (CNP) are making an impact around the globe. See their work and share your own story through our CNP Impact Map.

Share your favorite photos and fond memories! These moments will be highlighted throughout our 75th Anniversary Celebration.

Our Rich History

Making an Impact for 75 Years

Our results are best measured by the leaders who have experienced the power of our programs.

AMI Through the Years

Take a nostalgic journey through the collection of memories our CNP students have created at the Alliance Management Institute (formerly known as American Humanics Institute). Your support and generosity make these moments possible, and together, we’ll continue to inspire, educate, and empower the next generation of nonprofit leaders.

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Our network of Certified Nonprofit Professionals (CNP) is over 12,000 strong

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We trained more than 4,000 nonprofit staff and volunteers last year alone

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Independent research shows that CNPs stay in the sector 50% longer and are 7x more likely to rise to a leadership position

Alliance 2023 Impact Report

Why we do what we do.

The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance 2023 Impact Report

You + Us = Limitless Impact

Meet Our Alumni!

We couldn’t do this work without you.

Thank You, Donors!


Geller Foundation


IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy

Stillwater Branding & Design


Mutual of America Insurance Co

Nonprofit Success Network

Neon One

University of Houston

The Afrocentric Communicersity



Thought Industries



Arizona State University

Give WP


Lockton, Inc.

Central Florida Foundation

NP Solutions

Simon & Monya Rositzky Trust

Charles A. Frueauff Foundation

KPMG – Kansas City

The Marketing Shop

The Alford Group

The Fund for American Studies


Don Munce

Tamara Strickland

Ryan Munce

Dorothy Norris-Tirrell

Muriel Howard

Jimmie Stark

Errol Copilevitz

Will Conway

Al Lambert

Julianne Gassman

Bob Reeg

Linda K. Cooper

Kristey Andrews

Tina Peevyhouse

Ariel Kaylor

James Osanyinbi

Carolina Brown

Emily Leitzinger

Bob Kendrick

Joe King

Tom Holcomb

Lee Sherman

Richard Rossi

Constantine (Deno) Curris

Kathryn Snead

Shara Szott

Alanna Beare

Robert Ashcraft

Angela Lamb

Valerie Joffrion

Brenda Ford

Darrin Smith

Maria Loscerbo

Olivia Henry

Matthew McGilvray

Jeanette Gass

Grant Gooding

Susan Tomlinson Schmidt

Debbie Espinosa

Nikki Stork

Erica Davis

Emmanuel Escobal

Miles Bilka

Drenda Tomlinson

David Byrd

Nicholas Traxler

Wendy Bolyard

Tanyika Jordan

Arnold Thomas Bigger

Jim Payne

Ashley Stepniak

Wally Bloss

Joanna Smith

John Bearrie

Paul Louie

Tonya Joly

Jennifer Lohse

Lindsey Bray

Eugene Moses

Keely O’Sullivan Kurtz

Barb Perez

Theresa Ricke-Kiely

Emily Kasa

Gabriel Britman

Kirbi Tucker

Krzysztof Litewka

Ouida Jones

Rebecca Herrera

Brenda Ford

Patrick Murphy

Jennifer A Wade-Berg

Frank Salizzoni

Jeff Brasher

Angela Keas

Kevin Reed

Kim Holmes

Steven Mandurano

Andrea R Haring

Steve Monsen

Scott Mosher

Amanda Baker-Schull

Craig Gilje

Erica Gould

Allison LaPlatt

Allison Walz

Anurag Mittal

Emily Glascock

Brain Smith


We know you agree: leadership matters! By providing nonprofits with leadership development experiences on par with the corporate sector, the Alliance is revolutionizing the nonprofit sector’s approach to its greatest challenge: retaining and developing talent. We train more than 15,000 staff and volunteer leaders each year—and that number continues to climb. Read our whitepaper to learn more about why leadership matters.

The work we are doing is critical to the quality of life of everyone on this planet; and we cannot do it alone. Donations cover the gap between our fees for service and our operating expenses. They also allow us to offer scholarships to social good leaders who want to do more good.

Yes! The Alliance is a 501(c)(3) organization that has operated as a charitable organization since we started in 1948. Our Federal tax identification number is 44-0546869.

Yes, the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance is exempt from federal income taxes under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Your gift is tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. You should consult your financial planner or tax adviser to determine the exact tax advantages of any gift you are considering.

We provide all donors with a receipt once the donation is received. If you need a replacement receipt, please access our donor portal by clicking here or you can email us.

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