Where passion meets professionalism.

We know that passion alone isn’t enough when it comes to creating strong nonprofits.

That’s why we work with aspiring and established leaders every day to help them build the skills and connections that can take their impact to the next level. With confident and prepared leaders, our nonprofits will be better equipped to create healthy, happy communities.

CVNL Heart of Marin™ tickets on sale now…

Nominations are in! We are thrilled to have received more submissions that ever before. Now is the time purchase tickets or reserve a table for the Awards Ceremony and Luncheon at the Marin Center Exhibit Hall on Thursday, January 7, 2016, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Join us as we recognize all of the nominees and recipients. Share the moment with your family and colleagues. Last year’s event sold out more than a week in advance — we highly recommend you purchase tickets early!

1st Annual CVNL Heart of Napa™ Awards

We are thrilled to announce the inaugural Heart of Napa Awards will be presented on Tuesday, February 23, at the Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa. At the event, $20,000 will be given back to outstanding nonprofits serving Napa County, and the committed individuals who serve them. View details, instructions and submit nominations online. Nominations due by January 10, 2016.

Welcome to the new cvnl.org & volunteer portal

We invite you to explore. Why CVNL? Executive Search. Leadership. Consulting. Volunteerism. Membership. Stories, Tools & Resources. Our exciting new Volunteer Portal makes it easier than ever for organizations in Marin and Napa to post opportunities and for volunteers to connect with the causes they care about. Go to our online Calendar where you can view and access events happening in our community from a single point. The new cvnl.org. It’s made for you and us.


Executive searches open now.

Learn more about these opportunities. Please share with people you know who would be good candidates.


CVNL Emerging Leaders Program

Apply for the spring 2016 sessions in Marin and Napa.


CVNL — a resource for positive change.

Do you, or does your organization, face a challenge that demands a new approach? Do you have an instinct that getting expert guidance is what you need? Connect with us. We have the Consulting staff, expertise, resources and network of professionals to help. Learn more.


CVNL’s new Volunteer Portal is open 24/7.

It’s an exciting new place where it is easier than ever for organizations and volunteers to engage with us, and each other. Volunteers, find an opportunity. Agencies, post an opportunity.

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+ $ (Service Enterprise) capacity-building scholarships (awarded)