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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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Empowering Sonoma County: Recap of the Sonoma County Human Race 2024 ...

Empowering Sonoma County: Recap of the Sonoma County Human Race 2024

Last updated 1 week ago

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Unveiling Excellence: Nominees for 9th Annual Heart of Napa™ Awards Announced by Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership ...

Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership Announces Nominees for 9th Annual Heart of Napa™ Awards

Last updated 2 weeks ago

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Celebrating Global Volunteer Month By Shining A Light On Local Volunteerism ...

Global Volunteer Month is a collective opportunity to celebrate the generosity of volunteers and their significant impact on communities worldwide.

Last updated 1 month ago

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The 100MARIN Evening Highlights ...

The highlight of the evening was the announcement of the nonprofit recipient of the 100MARIN award. After listening to each of the five nonprofit nominee presentations, 100MARIN members voted Adopt A Family of Marin as the premier nonprofit award recipient for the Fall 2023 Celebration.

Last updated 7 months ago

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Humanity in Hyper-Growth ...

Chances are, if you’ve built a successful business or are a noted authority in your field, there will come a day when you will be asked to lend your expertise to the community by serving on a nonprofit board of directors. While it’s an honor to be invited to join a nonprofit board–and while you may be passionate about the nonprofit’s cause–it’s wise to pause before you “jump on board.”

Last updated 10 months ago

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Getting On Board: What You Need to Know Before Joining a Board of Directors ...

Chances are, if you’ve built a successful business or are a noted authority in your field, there will come a day when you will be asked to lend your expertise to the community by serving on a nonprofit board of directors. While it’s an honor to be invited to join a nonprofit board–and while you may be passionate about the nonprofit’s cause–it’s wise to pause before you “jump on board.”

Last updated 1 year 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 1 year ago

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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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years ago