What We Do

The Broward Center for Nonprofit Excellence helps nonprofits build the resiliency and sustainability needed to achieve their charitable missions. We empower local nonprofits to grow their community impact and make life better in Broward.

About the Nonprofit Center

Launched by the Community Foundation of Broward in 2022, the Broward Center for Nonprofit Excellence is a go-to resource for nonprofit professionals, volunteers and others who support the missions of local charitable organizations. We help you grow your skills and tap into new sources of charitable support. We offer:

  • Training, mentoring, and continuing education
  • Support for capacity building and core mission work
  • A comprehensive online resources hub
  • Grants to implement strategies for your charitable organization to become stronger and more resilient

Working together, we strengthen the charitable organizations that do so much for our community.

Click here for a summary of the Nonprofit Center's first year impact.

Our leadership

Cathy Brown is the Director of the Broward Center for Nonprofit Excellence. She brings valuable experience to her role leading our pioneering effort to help Broward’s nonprofit community reach new heights. 

Prior to joining the Nonprofit Center, Cathy worked as the Associate Director of Education for Indiana University’s Lilly Family School of Philanthropy where she led training programs for nonprofit organizations across the country. Along with her more than 15 years of experience running small nonprofits and quasi-government agencies, Cathy is a former classroom teacher who never lost her passion for helping others achieve their full potential.

I believe the Broward Center for Nonprofit Excellence will be a valuable resource for any nonprofit to learn more and strengthen their work to make life better in Broward.” – Cathy Brown

Nonprofit directory

Our nonprofit directory can help you build new collaborations and broaden your community by reach by connecting with other local nonprofits. 

We have created the largest searchable database for nonprofits in Broward County. You can use this go-to resource to sort through thousands of local organizations and find partners to help accomplish your charitable goals. 

Search by name, subject area, location and other helpful categories to find the nonprofit partners that are right for you.

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Resource Library

Our Resource Library is an online, multi-media hub featuring helpful information and tools to support your charitable mission.

Check out our inventory of templates for reports, communications and other forms that you can put to use for your charitable organization. And please check back often to see the updates to our Resource Library.

Explore our collection of videos, podcasts, special reports and more to grow your community knowledge and gain insights into best practices for nonprofits

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Consultants Directory

Enlisting outside help enables you to tap into valuable expertise and be more efficient with your workload, so you can focus on accomplishing your charitable mission.

Our consultant directory is a tool to help you find local professionals across a variety of fields who are available for special projects, support services and more.

You can search for attorneys, fundraisers, accountants, graphic designers and many, many more categories of consulting professionals ready to partner with you.

Explore the directory

Upcoming Training Events

We provide classes, workshops and training sessions along with opportunities to attend convenings, peer roundtables and other issues-driven events that help you learn, forge collaborations and gain insights that grow your skills and amplify your impact.

Learn More!

Please contact Director Cathy Brown to learn more about how the Broward Center for Nonprofit Excellence can provide training, grants and other critical resources to help you amplify your impact in our community.

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954.761.9503, ext. 119
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