Online Workshops and Boot Camps

Spend an hour or a half day learning a new set of skills. These quick dives can yield big results! These sessions are geared to managers responsible for specific organizational functions. Knowledge and skills gained in these programs are immediately applicable to daily operations. 

Introduction to Effective Grant Writing

Join us for this invigorating and informative webinar that will teach you all the right steps to plan for and submit good grant proposals to foundations, corporations, and individual donors. No matter what level of experience you have, you’ll find the A to Z of planning, writing and submitting high quality proposals here!

You will learn how to:

  • Plan effectively for your grant writing efforts
  • Understand the funder before writing
  • Write a funder-centered narrative
  • Avoid common mistakes and pitfalls in communication
  • Coming again in September
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Fund Development Strategy and Planning

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 a best-practices approach, you can ensure that your organization is running as smoothly as possible and is sustainable so you can carry out your vision to the end.

This workshop will include:

  • Learning about the basics of nonprofit and social services financial planning
  • Tools to craft your own financial strategy and development plan
  • Resources and templates that you can use to supplement your existing plan or to develop a new one
  • Q&A to find solutions to your specific issues and concerns
  • Coming again in September

Coming in the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021

BOOT CAMPS are back!

Boot Camps provide a more intensive and deeper dive into skill development. You will leave with a toolkit to immediately improve your effectiveness and impact.

Fearless Fundraising Boot Camp


Mallory Erickson

Board Governance Boot Camp (3-half days)


Linda Jacobs, CVNL’s CEO