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 second annual Southwest Missouri Nonprofit Excellence Awards will be held on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. These awards honored the passionate individuals who play an important role in improving our communities through nonprofit organizations.
The 2018 Nonprofit Leadership Conference brought together industry leaders for one of the largest gatherings of nonprofit professionals in the state. This year, we focused on Building a Strong Foundation, ensuring that every aspect of our work is supported by a healthy organization and inspired by our mission. We heard from industry experts on meaningful topics and issues facing all types of organizations. Attendees engaged with a diverse group of peers from a variety of nonprofits including foundations, charities, faith-based, healthcare, education, museums, associations, and government agencies.
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.