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The Center for Nonprofit Leadership

Drury University’s Center for Nonprofit Leadership provides public relations and integrated communications services to support area nonprofit organizations in fulfilling their missions and achieving their goals. The center serves 501(c)(3) charitable organizations.

Master in Nonprofit and Civic Leadership

As the nonprofit and civic sectors experience rapid growth in scope and influence, there is an increasing need for well-trained men and women who can lead with passion and strategy. The Master of Nonprofit and Civic Leadership is an interdisciplinary program that brings students together with hands-on experience.

Be a part of our inaugural class. Your first credit hour is free!

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The Nonprofit Sustainability Conference presented by the Roy W. Slusher Foundation will be back this year at The Keeter Center. Join nonprofit professionals and thought leaders as you learn to adapt your organization's fundraising and marketing to the ever-changing nonprofit landscape.

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Nonprofit Impact Report Shines Spotlight on Sector

The Nonprofit Impact Report - the first of its kind to be conducted in our area - contains information on more than 1,500 nonprofit organizations located within Springfield city limits. The data comes from IRS 990 filings, a recent nonprofit salary survey conducted by the CNC, the U.S. Census, the Bureau of Labor Statistics and more. It is the result of 18 months of study.

The report is available to download at no charge.

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