Your Organization Apart…Earn the Seal of Excellence!
Thanks to a special agreement in place with the Standards for
Excellence Institute, DANA members can apply to earn the Seal
of Excellence under the Standards for Excellence Institute members’ dues
The Standards for Excellence Institute accreditation program provides
nonprofit organizations across the country with the opportunity to demonstrate
that the Standards for Excellence: An
Ethics and Accountability Code for the Nonprofit Sector® have been
implemented in their organization. Receiving the Seal is recognition that a
nonprofit organization operates with the highest standards of accountability
As part of the growing Standards
certification program, organizations voluntarily submit to a thorough review of
all aspects of their operations and governance. Organizations that pass this
review earn the Standards for Excellence® Seal of Excellence Accreditation, showing that they
go above the minimum legal requirements for a responsibly governed and well
Free web seminars for prospective
Seal of Excellence applicants are held regularly through the Standards for
Excellence Institute. Click here for more
questions about how you can earn the Seal, check out the Standards for Excellence Institute website or
contact Paul Stock at 302-777-5500 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Standards For Excellence Recognition
We are proud to recognize the following DANA Members for their high level of achievement in the "Best Organizational Practices" demonstrated by their participation in, and recognition by, the Standards For Excellence Institute:
Standards For Excellence - SFX Accredited:
Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement - DANA
Delaware Community Reinvestment Action Council - DCRAC
Rehoboth Beach Film Society
Standards For Excellence - SFX First Level of Accreditation:
Delaware Sustainable Energy Utility - DSEU
From Our Archives:
DANA has been awarded the Standards for Excellence seal!
“We are thrilled to receive accreditation through the Standards for Excellence Institute,” says Chris Grundner, President and CEO of DANA. “We began pursuing it shortly after my arrival in 2012 because we wanted to show our members, the funding community, and the entire Delaware nonprofit sector that we ‘practice what we preach.’ Special thanks to the Standards for Excellence Institute for all its hard work aimed at making nonprofits great. We are proud to continue our partnership with them in Delaware on that mission here.”
To read the full story, click here.
|DANA CEO Chris Grundner dropped by Rick Jensen's show (WDEL) on July 17, 2013 to share how Standards for Excellence is impacting Delaware nonprofits. Click to listen!