In the News

11/22/15 Alyce Lee quoted as nonprofit expert in Tallahassee Democrat’s article “Nonprofits, the IRS and the perils of paperwork”

11/8/15 Alyce Lee quoted as fundraising expert in Tallahassee Democrat cover story “State worker charity campaign hits new low”

9/17/15 Alyce Lee was a finalist for Distinguished Leader of the Year 2015 presented by Leadership Tallahassee

DLA program

2015 Distinguished Leader Awards Program

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Alyce Lee and her family enjoy Awards Gala











8/15/15 Tallahassee Democrat article about the 2015 Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce Annual Conference with Alyce Lee’s comments about nonprofits operating like any other business

7/29/15 Alyce Lee’s article Donor Loyalty: The Holy Grail of Fundraising on the National College Access Network‘s blog

4/17/15 Alyce Lee served as volunteer on-air host for WFSU’s Radio Fund Drive

4/8/2015 Alyce Lee’s Notes on Nonprofits column “Buckets of ideas from fundraising conference in the Tallahassee Democrat was featured in the Association of Fundraising Professionals eWire weekly newsletter sent to over 30,000 AFP members worldwide

2/2015 Association of Fundraising Professional’s Advancing Philanthropy Winter edition with Alyce Lee’s comments and insight in the “Essential Assets” feature article

8/10/14 Tallahassee Democrat article with Alyce Lee’s comments as a panelist during the session “Nonprofits: Supporting Efforts to Advance the Local Economy”at the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce Annual Conference

6/25/14 WTXL TV interview with Alyce Lee and Kim Moore, VP of Workforce Development at Tallahassee Community College, introducing the launch of the Institute for Nonprofit Innovation and Excellence

6/2/14 FSU College of Communication and Information alumni profile COMM alumna carves her own niche in non-profit sector”

6/2014 Presentation about history and vision for the Institute for Nonprofit Innovation and Excellence and Alyce Lee’s role as a founding member

5/11/14 Institute for nonprofit innovation aims to move into Brogan Museum “Institute for nonprofit innovation aims to move into Brogan Museum”

5/9/14 Stansbury Consulting is nominated as a finalist for the “Business of the Year Award” by the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce

11/27/13 Capitol News Service interview with Mike Vasilinda about charity reform: “Charities running amuck?”

10/12/13 Freedom 93.3 FM “Tallahassee Talks” weekly radio program with Brien Sorne, discussing the role that nonprofit organizations and associations play in our economy and culture

9/15/13 Tallahassee Democrat interview with TaMaryn Waters, “Nonprofits’ loss of tax-exempt status creates challenges”

8/9/13 Alyce Lee’s guest blog post on Capital Campaign Magic, “The case for capital campaign feasibility studies”

6/17/13 Stansbury Consulting’s work with St. Marks Wildlife Refuge is featured by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

3/4/13 WFSU 88.9 FM “Perspectives” radio program. Leon County has more nonprofit organizations than any other Florida county. Alyce Lee Stansbury and Kelly Otte offer advice for effective leadership

“Notes on Nonprofits” weekly column, Tallahassee Democrat
Alyce Lee Stansbury is a co-writer of “Notes on Nonprofits,” a weekly column published in the Tallahassee Democrat, along with Kelly Otte, a seasoned nonprofit professional and Executive Director of PACE Center for Girls – Leon County.

9/25/16 Capital campaigns require research, planning

9/18/16 Is your nonprofit ready for a capital campaign?

8/28/16 Innovative ideas percolate at chamber conference

8/21/16 Evaluating the executive director, part 2

8/14/16 Evaluating the executive director

8/7/16 Nonprofits must adapt as United Way splits with CHSP

7/31/16 Volunteer your way into a job and other tips about nonprofits

7/17/16 Four more big ideas from Blue Avocado

7/10/16 Blue Avocado offers big ideas about overhead

6/26/16 Nonprofits take leadership role in response to tragedy

6/12/16 Innovative ideas fuel excitement for nonprofits

6/5/16 Emoji tutorial: Build better relationships with people

3/6/16 Nonprofits should play role in EDDC

2/28/16 Brush up on the basics of board service

2/14/16 Here’s what we love, don’t love about nonprofits

1/10/16 What nonprofits can and should expect in 2016

1/3/16 New Year’s resolutions for the nonprofit sector

12/27/15 Creating a healthy work/life balance for nonprofits

12/6/15 A big shout-out to donors for successful #GivingTuesday

11/8/15 A helping hand and unsettling trends for nonprofits

11/1/15 Things we’re scared of and things not so scary

10/25/15 Nine lessons learned from people in nonprofit work

10/18/15 Positive stories thrill, nonprofit failure causes donor dismay

10/11/15 Darryl Jones: Value character and competence above all

10/4/15 Show givers where money goes

9/27/15 Grant process shows extraordinary generosity of people

9/20/15 Dynamic board meeting energizes, hits all the right notes

9/6/15 Board bullies misuse power, harm organization

8/30/15 Small nonprofits must be nimble, focus on local

8/23/15 Top take-aways from Chamber conference

8/16/15 Founder’s syndrome hampers health of organization

8/9/15 Trip abroad gives new perspective on history

8/2/15 Ken Armstrong: Three cogs of nonprofits must work well together

7/26/15 Mourning loss of Thomas Jones, sharing sage advice

7/19/15 Starting a nonprofit: Here are some things you need to know

7/12/15 Ken Armstrong: There are more similarities than differences in nonprofits

7/5/15 Small nonprofits experience big frustrations

6/28/15 Innovative duPont center an inspiration for local nonprofits

6/21/15 Donor loyalty one of conference takeaways

6/14/15 Do your homework before agreeing to serve on a board

6/7/15 Tony Carvajal: Develop strategy to get ahead of problems

5/31/15 Facing the fear of fundraising

5/24/15 Message about board service is worth repeating

5/17/15 Collaboration key in round-robin of ideas

5/10/15 Lessons for nonprofits learned at area conferences

5/3/15 Marjorie Turnbull shares wisdom about board service

4/19/15 Talk succession planning before there is a need

4/12/15 Executive Directors moving on at three nonprofits   

4/5/15 Buckets of ideas from fundraising conference   

3/29/15 Report highlights impact of human services  

3/22/15 Groups make case for more human services funding   

3/15/15 Tricks of the trade for board members, directors 

3/8/15 Value role nonprofits play in community  

3/1/15 Plan for upcoming training opportunities    

2/22/15 Margaret Lynn Duggar leads the way in the nonprofit world   

2/15/15 Savvy communication skills key for nonprofits   

2/8/15 Jumping from board to director can be tricky   

2/1/15 Planned giving and endowments    

1/25/15 Funding innovations and training   

1/18/15 Walking fine line with government funding    

1/11/15 Lessons from Campbell, and new sense of purpose

1/4/15 Directors seek fresh perspectives, cultural dates and lots of coffee 

12/28/14 What to keep an eye on in 2015

12/21/14 There are many reasons people give

12/14/14 Learn to build strong boards with quality members

12/7/14 Software key to managing donor data 

11/30/14 Thanks to family, friends, colleagues

11/23/14 Arts scene bubbling with opportunities

11/16/14 Compelling stories attract people to your cause 

11/9/14 Swapping stories about nonprofit success, failures

11/2/14 Now is the time for nonprofits to gain training

10/26/14 County would benefit from Children’s Services Council

10/19/14 Tips for nonprofits from our area’s business leaders 

10/12/14 Boards’ oversight cannot be overstated

10/5/14 Great leaders who’d make a fine Mt. Rushmore in Tallahassee

9/28/14 Time to plan your organization’s year-end fundraising effort 

9/21/14 Nonprofits must take on the task of documenting their performance 

9/14/14 Upcoming programs train, honor leaders of nonprofits

9/7/14 Volunteers play a vital role in area nonprofits 

8/31/14 Ice bucket dilemma – a worthy fundraiser or simply a gimmick?

8/24/14 Nonprofits have a history of advocating for social change 

8/17/14 Panelists explore economic impact of area’s nonprofits 

8/10/14 New training opportunities will aid leaders

8/3/14 Boards need good written policies on conflicts of interest 

7/28/14 Innovation holds the key to nonprofits’ further success 

7/20/14 Bankruptcy laws can apply to nonprofits in their final days

7/13/14 Conference explores topics vital to nonprofits’ success 

7/6/14 Kelly Otte answers your questions about nonprofits

6/29/14 Long-awaited institute will benefit area’s nonprofits

6/22/14 ‘Difference makers’ helping move organizations forward

6/15/14  Successful fundraisers will have these traits

6/8/14 Summer is a good planning time for nonprofits

6/1/14 Some wishes for area’s nonprofit community

5/25/14 New law protects consumers who give to charities

5/18/14 Boards, executives must know their various roles, responsibilities

5/11/14 Be sure your group avoids the 5 fatal fundraising mistakes

5/4/14 Upcoming events offer learning opportunities

4/27/14 Nonprofits have an impact on many levels

4/20/14 Take the team approach to successful fundraising

4/13/14 ’25 Women’ apply their talents in nonprofit work

4/6/14 Spring brings a wave of fundraising events

3/30/14 Strive to make yourself a better board member

3/23/14 Proposed legislation would benefit charities

3/16/14 New mindset needed for nonprofit marketing

3/9/14 Personnel matters can be sensitive subject

3/2/14 Partnerships pave way for nonprofit success

2/23/14  Board hopes to improve government’s contracting

2/15/14  Preparing for rise of an innovative independent sector

2/9/14 Mistakes are just opportunities to learn, make improvements

2/2/14  We learn from mistakes and by listening to others

1/25/14  New nonprofit alliance will have big impact on Florida

1/19/14  More keys to success from local nonprofit leaders

1/12/14 Some predictions for nonprofits this year

1/5/14  Diversity an important goal for board members

12/29/13  Resolutions for a successful 2014

12/22/13  Middle managers perform vital roles for nonprofits

12/15/13 December a time for charitable donations

12/8/13 Tax Time: Know the rules on donations to charity

12/1/13 What we’re thankful for

11/24/13 Experts share thoughts on effective fundraising

11/17/13 Great ideas, project should be celebrated

11/10/13 Bad days aside, nonprofit work is rewarding

11/3/13 Training only a part of building better boards

10/27/13 More on special fundraising events

10/20/13 Events can require more effort than they raise in revenues

10/6/13 Leverage donations by investing in fundraising

9/29/13 Encouraging Signs of Progress for nonprofits

9/22/13 Speaker calls for new way of thinking about support for nonprofits

7/28/13 Use summer to make fundraising plans, assess organization needs

7/1/13 Report raises questions about fundraising, spending

6/23/13 Reports raise issue of nonprofits’ effectiveness

1/6/13 Nonprofits need innovators, too