About the Center for Excellence
Our mission is to provide you with the technical assistance, tools and referrals to resources you need to build organizational capacity and achieve the goals of the NAMI Standards of Excellence.
Our staff offer leadership and nonprofit management resources, coaching and skill-based trainings through various educational opportunities throughout the year.
Toolkits, manuals, templates and informational materials for building organizational capacity and meeting the NAMI Standards of Excellence. The library contains resources developed by NAMI, NAMI State Organizations and NAMI Affiliates, and offers best practices and tools developed by experts in the field of nonprofit management.
- Consumer Council
- Executive Directors Council
- NAMI Military and Veterans Council
- State Presidents Council
NAMI Standards of Excellence
NAMI Standards of Excellence define the roles and responsibilities of NAMI, NAMI State Organizations and NAMI Affiliates, and express the necessary requirements for NAMI State Organizations and NAMI Affiliates to be chartered and affiliated with NAMI.
- NAMI Standards of Excellence
- NAMI State Organization Handbook
A guidebook for NAMI State Organizations to achieve and maintain the NAMI Standards of Excellence
- NAMI Affiliate Handbook: Volume I
A guidebook for NAMI Affiliates to start on the pathway to Affiliation
- View More Tools and Resources
updated November 2013
Latest on Standards: Re-affiliation
Center for Excellence Monthly Webinars
Monthly workshops to assist NAMI State Organizations and Affiliates build capacity, operate successful and strong nonprofit organizations and reach the goals of the NAMI Standards of Excellence