• New Racial Wealth Divide Initiative

    New Racial Wealth Divide Initiative

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  • David Cohen

    David Cohen

    David Cohen speaking to the Spring 2015 Nonprofit Management Executive Certificate class.

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  • Women Leadership Profiles

    Women Leadership Profiles

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  • Policy Lab

    Policy Lab

    Students from the McCourt School of Public Policy meet with community and nonprofit leaders, advocates and students from the community at the Community of Hope in Ward 8 to talk about community engagement.

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  • DC & the War on Poverty: Then, Now & the Future

    DC & the War on Poverty: Then, Now & the Future

    On March 20, 2015 300 people representing the community, nonprofits, philanthropy, business, and academia participated in the 2015 Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership Forum, DC & the War on Poverty: Then, Now, & the Future.

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Increasingly, the U.S. economy and the health of our global communities rely on a robust and highly-functioning nonprofit sector. The public sector, the private sector, and the nonprofit sector all recognize the growing need to collaborate in order to tackle this challenging work.

At the Center for Public & Nonprofit Leadership, we see our role as preparing leaders who can work for the public good across all sectors.

We provide opportunities for Georgetown undergraduate and graduate students to engage in rigorous study, to undertake challenging research, and to experience the real-life application of skills that are required of cross-sector leaders.

The Center offers leadership development and executive education programs, including our signature Nonprofit Management Executive Certificate, with a focus on serving underrepresented populations.

The Center has launched a new Veterans Nonprofit Leadership Initiative, with the goal of improving the support for our veterans returning from war. The Initiative includes executive education, case study research, and public issue forums highlighting best practices.

Finally, the Center focuses attention on philanthropy education and research–through its endowed Waldemar A. Nielsen Chair in Philanthropy—strengthening the efforts of individual donors as well as institutions to use philanthropy to address intractable social problems.