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News


Congratulations to five senior centers on achieving National Accreditation in December 2019

Congratulations to the Groton Senior Center, Connecticut and four centers from Tennessee; FiftyForward College Grove, FiftyForward Madison Station, Kingsport Senior Center and KSC at Lynn View who achieved National Senior Center Accreditation in December 2019.

Happy Holidays from NISC!

Happy holidays from NCOA’s National Institute of Senior Centers staff!

Congratulations to two senior centers on achieving National Accreditation in November 2019

The Lake City Senior Center and Marshfield Senior Center earned National Accreditation in November 2019.

Upcoming Events


Developing Relationships: Fund Development and Strategic Partnerships

January 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Wise nonprofits understand that fund development is about more than just money—it is about thoughtfully forging critical and potentially long-term relationships based on the match between the organization’s goals and the interests and motivations of prospects and donors. This webinar from the NISC Webinar Series will feature advice on strategic partnerships from NCOA’s Chief Development Officer, Dianna Campbell. 

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