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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.


The 2020 Nonprofit Leadership Conference
Friday, October 30, 2020

The Nonprofit Leadership Conference brings together industry leaders for one of the largest gatherings of nonprofit professionals in the state. This year's theme encourages leaders to put data at the center of every decision. The conference will inspire and empower nonprofits to use data to achieve higher level outcomes.

The 2020 call for proposals will be announced in April. For more information, please contact Dr. Regina Waters.


BKD CPAs & Advisors, in conjunction with Drury University, presented the 2019 Southwest Missouri Nonprofit Excellence Awards—an evening recognizing passionate, dedicated individuals and organizations that strive to make our community a better place to live, work and play. Honors were  awarded in various categories at the awards program on Tuesday, April 16, at the Oasis Hotel and Convention Center in Springfield, Missouri. 

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Drury University and Missouri State University are conducting a joint research study to better understand poverty in the Springfield area. Information from the surveys will be used to produce a community report, which will be distributed in print and electronically.

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