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Community leaders praised for nonprofit work (October 1, 2012)
Ron Norick, Christy Counts and Pam Newby are three names that are forever engraved in Oklahoma City history for their contributions in civic and nonprofit leadership.
Durant nonprofits to meet Commissioners awarding $150,000 to Oklahoma nonprofits! (Sept. 1, 2012)
The Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits, the state’s leading voice for advocacy, training and membership of the nonprofit sector, will hold an outreach event for its upcoming 2013 Oklahoma Nonprofit Excellence (ONE) Awards in Durant, Okla., on Sept. 25.
Prestigious National Nonprofit Program Lands in Lawton (July 10, 2012)
Nonprofit organizations in Lawton will now be able to graduate from the prestigious, national Standards for Excellence program without leaving town, thanks to the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits initiative.
Oklahoma FFA Foundation honored with award for excellence (April 14, 2012)
The Oklahoma FFA Foundation received the Charles Schusterman Award for Excellence at the fifth annual Oklahoma Nonprofit Excellence (ONE) Awards tonight in Tulsa. Several additional agencies were winners of their unique category of service, and 16 received finalist awards.
Center Announces New Hire from Chicago (April 4, 2012)
The Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits announced the appointment of Dan Billingsley as its Director of Resource Development and Communications. Billingsley will oversee fundraising, public relations and communications for the Center.
Nighs Announced as ONE Awards Honorary Co-Chairs (March 22, 2012)
The Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits announced The Honorable George and Donna Nigh as Honorary Co-Chairs of the Oklahoma Nonprofit Excellence (ONE) Awards. The Nighs were selected as ONE Co-Chairs for their 40 plus years of service to the citizens of Oklahoma.
2012 ONE Awards Finalists Announced (February 15, 2012)
The Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits has announced the finalists for its fifth annual Oklahoma Nonprofit Excellence (ONE) Awards. The event, which takes place April 14, 2012, at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, honors outstanding nonprofits throughout the state for their work in one of eight categories.
Proposed Legislation Threatens Nonprofit Revenue (October 6, 2011)
The Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits stands unified with the National Council for Nonprofits and other state associations in opposition to proposed changes to the charitable deduction laws. These changes threaten the vital work of nonprofits in delivering needed services and enhancing the quality of life in communities across America.
Nonprofits to Mingle and Discover Center Benefits Over Free Lunch (September 22, 2011)
The Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits will host a networking outreach event October 6 at the Stillwater National Bank in Stillwater, Oklahoma. The event is a unique opportunity that gives local nonprofits a venue to network and learn more about being a part of the Oklahoma nonprofit state association.
Outreach grants Lawton-area nonprofits chance to impress award selection commission (September 15, 2011)
The Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits will host its fourth annual outreach event September 27 at 1:00 at the Great Plains Technology Center in Lawton, Oklahoma. The event is a unique opportunity that gives visibility to nonprofits in the Lawton area.
Sen. Susan Paddack to discuss Senate Bill 1070 with nonprofits (July 7, 2011)
Sen. Susan Paddack will discuss and answer questions about Senate Bill 1070 in an upcoming training hosted by the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits (the Center) next week. The bill took effect July 1 and requires all nonprofits to register with the secretary of state for their fundraising activities.
Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits honors volunteers, employee (June 24, 2011)
The Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits (the Center) held its final board meeting of the year today, where it welcomed four new board members and honored several volunteers and one employee
Thousands of Oklahoma nonprofits lose tax-exempt status (June 9, 2011)
The Internal Revenue Service released a list of 3,814 Oklahoma nonprofits today that had their tax-exempt statuses automatically revoked as a result of the Pension Protection Act of 2006.
Oklahoma Alliance of Nonprofits hosts advocacy day (May 12, 2011)
The Oklahoma Alliance of Nonprofits (the Alliance) hosted its first-ever advocacy day at the Capitol yesterday. The goal of the event was to raise awareness among legislators about the impact nonprofits have on the economy and quality of life in the state.
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum honored with award for excellence
(April 2, 2011)
The Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits named the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum the overall winner of its fourth annual Oklahoma Nonprofit Excellence (ONE) Awards tonight in Tulsa. Nine additional agencies were winners of their unique category of service, and 17 received finalist awards. In total, $160,000 was awarded to 27 of the state’s top nonprofits.
Gov. Fallin to serve as honorary chair of ONE Awards
(February 24, 2011)
The Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits has announced Gov. Mary Fallin as honorary chair of the Oklahoma Nonprofit Excellence (ONE) Awards.
Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits names new president & CEO
(December 2, 2010)
The Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits (the Center) named Marnie Taylor its new president and CEO today by a vote of the board of directors. Prior to accepting the position, Taylor served several years as a board member, trainer and consultant for the Center.
Selection commission announced for nonprofit awards
(October 26, 2010)
The Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits is pleased to announce the members of the 2011 Oklahoma Nonprofit Excellence (ONE) Selection Commission. The commission is a group of community leaders representing a cross-section of Oklahoma that meets each year to select finalists for the annual ONE Awards.