Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership Announces New Scholarships for Nonprofit Leadership Training

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Supporting Black, Indigenous, and People of Color Managers and Executives Serving Marin-Based Organizations 

SAN RAFAEL, CA, February 4, 2022 – Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership (CVNL) is pleased to announce scholarships for its Learning & Leadership 2022 programs. Thanks to a grant from the County of Marin, CVNL is offering a limited number of scholarships to Black, Indigenous, and People of Color who are leaders or managers of nonprofit organizations based in or serving Marin. 

CEO Linda Jacobs expressed her appreciation to the County, saying   “We are grateful to receive this timely support from the County of Marin. It is an important step in increasing equitable access and inclusive opportunities for BIPOC nonprofit leaders in Marin.” 

A limited number of $400 scholarship awards are available for CVNL’s cohort programs: 

  • Management Essentials – Spring and Summer series for new managers and those seeking to improve team performance. 

Scholarships are available to CVNL member organizations only. Learn more about member benefits and scholarship details with May Congdon


About CVNL: For nearly 60 years, CVNL has advanced nonprofits and volunteerism by strengthening leadership, encouraging innovation, and empowering individuals in their communities. Passion alone isn’t enough when it comes to creating strong nonprofits. That’s why we work with aspiring and established leaders every day to help them build the skills and connections that can take their impact to the next level. Together we offer comprehensive programs that support nonprofits and volunteers including training, executive search, customized consulting solutions, volunteer services, and corporate engagement. Heart of Marin™, Heart of Napa™ and the new Heart of Sonoma™ events support nonprofits of every size and mission through recognition and cash awards. Other programs and services include the Sonoma Human Race, Secret Santa, Court Referral Program, and Volunteer Wheels. We provide disaster preparedness training and serve as an Emergency Volunteer Center (EVC), overseeing spontaneous volunteers and donations for Napa, Marin, and Sonoma Counties in the aftermath of a disaster. We believe that with confident and prepared leaders, our nonprofits will be better equipped to create healthy, happy, and more equitable communities. Visit to discover more.