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Rick Cohen

Director of Communications and Operations at National Council of Nonprofits

Location
Washington, District Of Columbia
Industry
Nonprofit Organization Management
Previous
  1. National Council of Nonprofits,
  2. National Council of Nonprofit Associations,
  3. Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers
Education
  1. Georgetown University
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Georgetown University

Georgetown University

Nonprofit Management

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Background

Summary

Rick brings wide-ranging expertise to his role as Director of Communications & Operations for the National Council of Nonprofits. In managing the communications and internal operations of the Council of Nonprofits, his areas of responsibility span communications strategy, media relations, finance, compliance, technology, and human resources.

In his time with the Council of Nonprofits, Rick has held a variety of leadership roles and is responsible for creating the Council of Nonprofits' Nonprofit Economic Vitality Center, an online resource that helped draw attention to both challenges and solutions for nonprofits during the economic downturn.

Rick has held numerous positions at the National Council of Nonprofits, including serving as Membership and Communications Associate, Membership and Technology Specialist, and Director of Membership and Technology.

Experience

Director of Communications and Operations

National Council of Nonprofits
– Present (5 years 5 months)

Director of Membership and Technology

National Council of Nonprofits
(1 year 3 months)

Membership and Technology Specialist

National Council of Nonprofit Associations
(1 year 1 month)

Membership and Communications Associate

National Council of Nonprofit Associations
(2 years 1 month)

Communications Intern

Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers
(1 year 8 months)

Publications

Changing the Conversation About Overhead(Link)

NTEN: Change
June 2014

Funding for technology projects has always been difficult to come by. Part of the reason for that has been a long-held bias against the appearance of overhead expenses being too high. Find out how the conversation is changing thanks to campaigns such as the “Overhead Myth” and “Real Talk about Real Costs”. Then learn how your nonprofit can start educating your donors and funders, and advocate for the funding to advance your nonprofit’s mission through technology.

Volunteer Experience & Causes

Opportunities Rick is looking for:

  • Joining a nonprofit board

Causes Rick cares about:

  • Animal Welfare
  • Arts and Culture
  • Economic Empowerment
  • Education
  • Science and Technology
  • Social Services

Organizations Rick supports:

  • Autism Speaks
  • Associated Humane Societies

Skills

  • Drupal
  • CiviCRM
  • Open Source
  • Non-profits
  • Public Speaking
  • Writing
  • Nonprofit Technology
  • Strategic Communications
  • Fundraising
  • Nonprofits
  • Leadership
  • Program Development
  • Community Outreach
  • Board Development
  • Public Policy
  • Strategic Planning
  • Non-profit...
  • Media Relations
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Education

Georgetown University

Executive Certificate, Nonprofit Management

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