Learning and Leadership Workshops

Our Learning and Leadership events are renowned for their high quality content and relevance — intelligence that can be gained in one session — and acted upon quickly. Click here to browse our complete calendar of events by month/day. Below you’ll find events organized by topic. For any questions, please contact Cinzia Perlingieri, Director of Learning and Leadership: cperlingieri@cvnl.org or 415.448.0331. Please check back with us for more workshops soon: we look forward to learning with you!   

Lunch & Learn

Welcome to CVNL’s Leaders Lunch & Learn! This is a free initiative to gather established and aspiring nonprofit leaders to engage in lectures with experienced consultants and in thoughtful conversations with peers. This is a brown bag type of event, so bring in your own lunch!

  • Members / Non-members

We all sometimes get stuck in unproductive patterns, like impostor syndrome, martyr-itis, over-accommodating clients, or chronic procrastination. When that happens, self-coaching can help you get unst ...

August 13 @ 12:00 pm, at CVNL Marin

Strategy and Planning

  • Members / Non-members

Join CVNL and Michael Snearly on Wednesday, August 7th, for this invigorating and transformative workshop that will clarify the importance of being protected, informed and served. Insurance is likely ...

August 7 @ 10:00 am, at

  • Members / Non-members

It’s no mystery that in order for you to focus on your mission, you have to make sure that you have the right financial strategy and development plan to maximize your potential first. By having ...

September 24 @ 10:00 am, at

  • $188.00 Members / $250.00 Non-members

Bob Arzt is back for this popular and highly-anticipated bootcamp, don’t miss out!  Time Management Bootcamp for Nonprofit Leaders is a 5 hour interactive and hands-on session with our expe ...

October 31 @ 10:00 am, at

  • Members / Non-members

It’s no mystery that in order for you to focus on your mission, you have to make sure that you have the right financial strategy and development plan to maximize your potential first. By having ...

January 21, 2020 @ 1:30 pm, at

  • Members / Non-members

It’s no mystery that in order for you to focus on your mission, you have to make sure that you have the right financial strategy and development plan to maximize your potential first. By having ...

April 21, 2020 @ 1:30 pm, at

  • Members / Non-members

It’s no mystery that in order for you to focus on your mission, you have to make sure that you have the right financial strategy and development plan to maximize your potential first. By having ...

June 16, 2020 @ 1:30 pm, at

Board Governance

  • Members / Non-members

What is the Effective Board Governance series?Nonprofit board members enrich and govern an organization with their personal expertise, connections, and passion for the cause Ñ and yet, they donÕt al ...

October 1 @ 10:00 am, at

  • Members / Non-members

What is the Effective Board Governance series? Nonprofit board members enrich and govern an organization with their personal expertise, connections, and passion for the cause Ñ and yet, they donÕt a ...

October 17 @ 10:00 am, at

  • Members / Non-members

What is the Effective Board Governance series?Nonprofit board members enrich and govern an organization with their personal expertise, connections, and passion for the cause Ñ and yet, they donÕt al ...

November 5 @ 10:00 am, at

Volunteer Management

  • Members / Non-members

Come to the volunteer fair where your nonprofit can connect with eager volunteers looking for opportunities to serve their communities in a meaningful way. The volunteer fair is the perfect place to f ...

September 7 @ 10:00 am, at Children’s Island in Lagoon Park, Marin Civic Center

Fundraising & Grant Writing

  • Members / Non-members

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 pro ...

November 19 @ 1:30 pm, at

Mindful Leadership & Inclusivity

  • Members / Non-members

Leadership is Worth the Investment In modern nonprofits, organizational mission and performance are inextricably linked. TodayÕs nonprofit leaders cannot afford to expend resources based on good inte ...

August 27 @ 9:00 am, at

  • Members / Non-members

Leadership is Worth the Investment In modern nonprofits, organizational mission and performance are inextricably linked. TodayÕs nonprofit leaders cannot afford to expend resources based on good inte ...

August 28 @ 9:00 am, at

  • Members / Non-members

Leadership is Worth the Investment In modern nonprofits, organizational mission and performance are inextricably linked. TodayÕs nonprofit leaders cannot afford to expend resources based on good inte ...

September 11 @ 9:00 am, at

  • Members / Non-members

Leadership is Worth the Investment In modern nonprofits, organizational mission and performance are inextricably linked. TodayÕs nonprofit leaders cannot afford to expend resources based on good inte ...

September 12 @ 9:00 am, at

  • Members / Non-members

Leadership is Worth the Investment In modern nonprofits, organizational mission and performance are inextricably linked. TodayÕs nonprofit leaders cannot afford to expend resources based on good inte ...

September 26 @ 9:00 am, at

  • Members / Non-members

Leadership is Worth the Investment In modern nonprofits, organizational mission and performance are inextricably linked. TodayÕs nonprofit leaders cannot afford to expend resources based on good inte ...

September 27 @ 9:00 am, at

Leaders of Volunteers Group (LOV)

CVNL’s Leaders of Volunteers (LOV) is a peer group open to any and all types of volunteer managers and coordinators from public, private, and philanthropic organizations throughout the Bay Area.

The LOV Group provides opportunities for the development and enhancement of professional skills, as well as a safe space to candidly share challenges and achievements in the field. It aims to increase awareness of networking opportunities among individuals involved in the implementation and coordination of volunteer programs. Participants have an ongoing opportunity to build relationships and support among volunteer professionals.

Meetings will be bi-monthly on the second Thursday of every other month, 11:30am-1:00pm, unless otherwise specified. Upcoming meeting dates:

  • April 11, 2019
  • June 13, 2019
  • August 8, 2019
  • October 10, 2019

Join LOV!

Learn the latest best practices in the field of volunteerism and cross-cutting issues such as diversity, equity, etc.
Learn from each other’s experiences (both the good and the bad, the inspirational and hilarious)
Mentor each other and provide a space for reflection, which can be rare for volunteer managers

Pricing

  • CVNL Member – $40 for 4 group meetings ($10 per meeting)
  • Non-Member – $60 for 4 group meetings ($15 per meeting)
  • Drop-in fee – $20

Additional individuals from the same organization receive a discount on registration. Contact us if you’re interested: ajungerman@cvnl.org or 415.448.0304.