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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 Volunteer Opportunity Highlights ...

This past Saturday, Sept 19, was California’s statewide Coastal Cleanup Day! We want to give a big thank you to our group of volunteers who cleaned up trash near Pickleweed Park in the Canal in San Rafael. They were among the 200 volunteers who helped pick up over three thousand pounds of trash across several […]

Last updated 4 years ago

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CVNL ACADEMY Enrollment Open and Upcoming Trainings ...

2015/2016 Leadership Programs We recently launched our 2015/2016 collection of leadership programs, designed to elevate the impact of nonprofit leaders, aspiring and established. Be a part of the change: sign up for exciting opportunities on the horizon: Volunteer Management Training Suite Is your organization ready to make the most out of the time, talents, and […]

Last updated 4 years ago

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Valley Fire Update: Lake County Emergency Shelter Resources ...

Valley Fire Update Support for Valley Fire victims and evacuees is now shifting to assisting people with returning to their homes, or to shelters that are closer to where they live. The following information was provided to CVNL Emergency Volunteer Center (EVC) staff members who are on site. Lake County Transportation and Emergency Shelter Resources […]

Last updated 4 years ago

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Valley Fire, Nonprofits Supporting Relief Efforts, Links for Financial Donations ...

Nonprofits Supporting Valley Fire Relief Efforts Hundreds of community members, nonprofits, and businesses have stepped up to help victims and evacuees. Below is a list of nonprofits who are providing vital services. Financial donations are encouraged to support local relief efforts. Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Helena and Calistoga — opened its Calistoga Clubhouse and its Calistoga […]

Last updated 4 years ago

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Volunteer at the Frys.com PGA TOUR October 15-18, 2015 ...

Volunteer at the Frys.com Open PGA TOUR at Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa, California Would you like to be a part of the PGA TOUR, October 15-18, 2015? Register to be a Volunteer! CVNL is partnering with the Frys.com Open to recruit ShotLink Volunteers for the tournament. See many of the top professional golfers […]

Last updated 4 years ago

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Q&A, Jonathan Marker and CVNL’s Emerging Leaders Program ...

Jonathan Marker, CEO of Youth Leadership Institute (YLI) in Marin, took a break from his busy schedule to sit down with CVNL and talk about his experience in the Emerging Leaders Program. Read more about his journey below. Interview by Katelyn Willoughby-BagleyCVNL, Leadership Programs Manager What was your motivation for enrolling in ELP? I sought […]

Last updated 4 years ago

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2015 Marin Human Race sets records ...

Exactly what makes the Marin Human Race the ultimate community-centered event? The 2015 Marin Human Race was a resounding success — Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership (CVNL) has once again produced an inspiring event. That is undeniable when you analyze the statistics that point towards nearly $350,000 going back into our community, 140 race […]

Last updated 4 years ago

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Heart of Marin Awards inspires over 800 leaders ...

And the Heart of Marin winner is… …our entire community. Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership (CVNL) has been privileged to host the Heart of Marin Awards for 22 consecutive years each January to raise awareness, recognize service, and as a tribute to outstanding nonprofits, their leaders and the volunteers who serve them. Marin is home […]

Last updated 4 years ago