Best Practices Partnership
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Guidelines & Principles
Best Practices Partnership

  • Commitment to Guidelines & Principles
  • Recognizes effort on the path to nonprofit excellence
  • Declaration by your organization of legal compliance
  • Self-monitored

  • Promotes continual dialogue among board and staff
  • Sets your organization apart from others
  • Logo on your website or print materials
  • Your organization listed on our website
  • Recognition at our annual Nonprofit Summit and Annual Membership Meeting


  • Organizational Audit
  • Monitoring/Policing
  • Substitute for Legal Counsel


STEP 1:  NAM Membership

STEP 2:  Complete the online assessment and discuss the resulting reports with your entire board and key staff. If you are a NAM Member and have filled out the assessments previously, contact to recover prior responses.

STEP 3: Review your report and verify all items related to legal compliance have been rectified. All items marked [LEGAL] in the assessment should be marked as 'Yes" or 'N/A'. 

STEP 4:  Submit this Board/ED Resolution to declaring your legal compliance and commitment to the Guidelines and Principles


(Click the logos below to learn more about each organization) 

  100 Black Men of Omaha, Inc.
  ACLU Nebraska
  AIM Institute
  American Red Cross of Omaha Council Bluffs Metro
  Arts in Motion
  Asian Community & Cultural Center

Assistance League of Omaha
  Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands
  The Big Garden
  Big Muddy Urban Farm
  The Business Ethics Alliance
  CASA for Douglas County
  Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Omaha

Center for People in Need

   Children's Square U.S.A.

Child Saving Institute
  City Sprouts
   College Possible Omaha
  Communidad Maya Pixan Ixim
  Community Alliance, Inc
  Completely KIDS
  Council Bluffs Schools Foundation
  Credit Advisors Foundation
  D2 Center

Education Rights Counsel

Family Housing Advisory Services
  Father Flanagan's Boys' Home
  Financial Hope Collaborative at Creighton

Food Bank for the Heartland
  Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska
  Girls Inc. of Omaha 
  Goodwill Industries
  Habitat for Humanity of Omaha
  Health Center Association of Nebraska

Heart Ministry Center
  Heartland Bike Share

Heartland Family Service


Heartland Hope Mission
  Immigrant Legal Center
  Inclusive Communities
  inCOMMON Community Development
  Intercultural Senior Center
  Jewish Federation of Omaha
   Kearney Area Children's Museum
   Keep Omaha Beautiful

Kids Can Community Center
  Legal Aid of Nebraska
  Lincoln Children's Museum

Lutheran Family Services
  LUX Center for the Arts

Metro Area Continuum of Care for the Homeless
  Metropolitan Community College Foundation
  MICAH House

Midlands Mentoring Partnership
  Nebraska AIDS Project

Nebraska Appleseed

Nebraska Association of Local Health Directors
   Nebraska Children & Families Foundation
  Nebraska Children's Home Society
  Nebraska Coalition for Lifesaving Cures
  Nebraska Early Childhood Collaborative
  Nebraska Enterprise Fund
  Nebraska Humane Society 
  Nebraska Juvenile Justice Association
  Nebraska Recycling Council
  Nebraska Urban Indian Health Coalition


National Safety Council
  Nebraska Writers Collective
   No More Empty Pots

Nonprofit Association of the Midlands
  Northeast Community College Foundation
   Notre Dame Housing
Omaha Home for Boys
  Omaha Summer Arts Festival
  Omaha Zoo Foundation
  OneWorld Community Health Centers, Inc.
  Partnership for Kids
  Police Athletics for Community Engagement (P.A.C.E)
  Radio Talking Book Service
  The Rose Theater
 SAC Foundation
  The Salvation Army
   SAVE Program
  Set Me Free Project
  Siena Francis House
  Snow-Redfern Foundation
 Society of St. Vincent de Paul Omaha
   Spark CDI
 Special Olympics Nebraska
  Stephen Center

Susan G. Komen Great Plains
  TeamMates Mentoring
  The Union for Contemporary Art
  United Way of the Midlands
  Urban League of Nebraska

Visiting Nurse Association
  Voices for Children in Nebraska
   Wellbeing Initiative, Inc. 
  Whispering Roots
  Women's Center for Advancement
  Youth Care & Beyond, Inc
  Youth Emergency Services
  YMCA of Greater Omaha