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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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New Employment Laws for California Employers in 2019 ...

By MARY L. TOPLIFF, ESQ. Published on NOVEMBER 3, 2018 The #MeToo movement has had a profound societal impact, reaching a wide variety of industries and employers. In October 2017, more than 140 women who worked in and around the California Legislature published a letter detailing a culture of sexual harassment at the California Capitol. […]

Last updated 9 months ago

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An Unconventional Holiday Giving Guide from CalNonprofits ...

Original article from CalNonprofits You’ve seen the holiday donation guides reminding people to avoid “bad” charities, which can include anything from scams to organizations spending “too much” on overhead. This year we’re sharing CalNonprofits Unconventional Giving Guide with a fresh approach on how to give meaningful gifts. We also include tips on how people can […]

Last updated 9 months ago

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Volunteer Profile – Rondell Gibson ...

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Volunteer Profile – Kala Shah ...

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Volunteer Profile – Nicky Fletcher ...

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Giving Tuesday 2018 – Don’t Miss This Opportunity! ...

Giving Tuesday is exactly three weeks away and it’s not too late to participate. I have heard from many local nonprofits that they feel that there is too much noise on that day (emails, social media) and I agree… BUT people are online actively looking for ways to give back so make sure your agency […]

Last updated 10 months ago

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NEW — Capacity Building Opportunity for Nonprofits ...

Spots available for nonprofits serving Marin County Research shows that the health of a nonprofit can be assessed using 6 core capacities: leading, learning, overseeing, generating, planning and managing. CVNL recently received a generous grant from the Marin Community Foundation to offer the Impact Capacity Assessment Tool (iCAT) to nonprofits serving Marin County. The iCAT […]

Last updated 10 months ago

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In honor of the one-year anniversary of the North Bay Fires ...

Since 1964, the national award-wining Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership (CVNL) has advanced nonprofits and volunteerism by strengthening leadership, encouraging inovation, and empowering individuals throughout the Bay Area. CVNL serves as an Emergency Volunteer Center (EVC), overseeing volunteers and donations for Napa and Marin Counties in the aftermath of a disaster. In the last […]

Last updated 11 months ago

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Five Things You Can Do Today for a Successful Year End Appeal ...

Yes, it’s August and year end appeal season seems far away and the last thing you want to think about with everything else that is on your busy development calendar. This year is unique – with the new tax law taking full effect, the ongoing global and local disasters and the mid-term elections, this year […]

Last updated 12 months ago

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CVNL shares tips for submitting nominations to the Heart events ...

If you know me or have been to either the Heart of Marin™ or Heart of Napa™ in the last 25 years, you know that these events are my favorite. Some of the things I love about them is: the opportunity to thank leaders for their efforts to improve our community; the fact that we […]

Last updated 12 months ago