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Upcoming Activities


Introduction to Effective Grant Writing ...

Join CVNL and our Director of Learning & Leadership Cinzia Perlingieri, for this invigorating and informative workshop that will teach you all the right steps to plan for and submit good grant proposals to foundations, corporate, and individual donors. No matter what level of experience you have, you’ll find the A to Z of planing, […]

Save the Date: May 7 @ 1:30 pm



Lunch & Learn: Three tools for effective meetings ...

Dr. Renee Rubin Ross, Director of the Nonprofit Management Certificate Program at CSUEB, will share three structures to create meetings that get everybody in your organization sharing ideas, participating, and moving towards investment and action. This session will be interactive and hands-on — we’ll practice these tools ourselves and take them apart so we can […]

Save the Date: April 9 @ 12:00 pm

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