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We invite you to explore new and legacy stories about CVNL programs, events, and activities as well as what CVNL and our partners are doing to advance the nonprofit sector. 

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CVNL ON THE POWER OF THE INDIVIDUAL IN AN EMPOWERED ORGANIZATION ...

As we enter the month of April, we once again welcome Global Volunteer Month and the millions of people that make it worth celebrating. Those involved in the field of volunteerism faced challenges bigger than ever before, as the pandemic continued to disrupt nonprofit services across the country.

Last updated 5 months ago

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Hearts of Service: Highlighting Our Volunteers During Global Volunteer Month ...

As we enter the month of April, we once again welcome Global Volunteer Month and the millions of people that make it worth celebrating. Those involved in the field of volunteerism faced challenges bigger than ever before, as the pandemic continued to disrupt nonprofit services across the country.

Last updated 6 months ago

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Nominations are now open for the 2nd Annual Heart of Sonoma County Awards! ...

Our community’s nonprofits lift our most vulnerable populations, endangered lands, and cultural institutions — and CVNL is here to lift them. Through the Heart Events, we help advance the sector by honoring the work of nonprofits and providing award recipients with funds so that they can take their impact to the next level. CVNL has […]

Last updated 7 months ago

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Executive Search Firm Placement: Mark Welther, President and CEO, Call of the Sea. ...

Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership (CVNL) is pleased to announce the placement of Mark Welther as the new President and CEO of Call of the Sea.

Last updated 7 months ago

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Ways of learning with CVNL Learning & Leadership Programs ...

There are many ways to examine leadership and professional development. One can look at outcomes; what is the result of the learning or how are participants better prepared? Or we could look at modes of engagement; how are professionals practicing continuous learning?

Last updated 7 months ago

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Executive Search Firm Placement: Dr. Louise Malandra, Executive Director for Trips for Kids Marin ...

Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership (CVNL) is pleased to announce the placement of Dr. Louise Malandra as the new Executive Director of Trips for Kids Marin. She began on November first and looks forward to expanding the TFKM services to a greater number of underserved communities and youth.

Last updated 10 months ago

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Executive Search Firm Placement: Shantell Herndon, Executive Director for Elpida Residential Programs ...

Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership is pleased to announce the placement of Shantell Herndon, MA, LMFC, as the new Executive Director with Elpida Residential Programs, Inc. Shantell began her role in November and looks forward to expanding the services Elpida offers, proving caring, residential treatment for adults facing mental health problems.

Last updated 10 months ago

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October 11th, Celebrating and Honoring Indigenous Peoples’ Day. ...

On Friday, October 8th, President Joe Biden issued the first-ever presidential proclamation officially marking October 11th as Indigenous Peoples’ Day.

Last updated 12 months ago

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Executive Search Firm Placement: Leonardo Lobato, Executive Director for La Luz ...

We are pleased to announce the placement of Leonardo Lobato as the new Executive Director of La Luz. He began in August and looks forward to addressing the needs of the people that La Luz serves.

Last updated 1 year ago

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Riding the Next Wave: Event Planning & Fundraising in the Changing Landscape ...

Ah, events. There’s nothing that compares to the scurry of last-minute changes, the challenge of a windstorm that pulls down the tents, or the chaos of a no-show speaker.

Last updated 1 year ago