Online Workshops and Boot Camps

Spend an hour or a half-day learning a new set of skills at one of our workshops. These quick dives can yield big results! 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. Both offerings are geared to managers responsible for specific organizational functions.

Upcoming Boot Camps

Communications Boot Camp - Communicating with Transparency and Impact

October 20 & 27, 9:00am-11:00am

Whether you’re tasked to design a fundraising program or deliver your next keynote, effective communication is foundational to your impact. Transparent and impactful communication is a learned skill. In this boot camp, we will build this muscle through story-sharing, play-based team learning, and practice.

This workshop is designed for nonprofit leaders and managers who want to hone their communications skills and create a greater impact with their teams, clients, and community members.

Check out our promotional video from our last boot camp to learn more about this exciting, upcoming opportunity! 

Board Governance Boot Camp

Sign up for individual sessions, or all 4 with a discount!

This series is built for nonprofits leaders who work directly with their boards or for new and active board members. Learn all aspects of board governance, facilitated by CVNL’s CEO Linda Jacobs.

  • Session 1: Governance Fundamentals, October 28, 2021, 9:00am-11:00am
  • Session 2: Structures, Committees, and Assessment, November 18, 2021, 9:00am-11:00am
  • Session 3: Board Development, December 9, 2021, 9:00am-10:30am
  • New! Session 4: Boards and Fundraising, January 13, 2021, 9:00am -10:30am
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Upcoming Workshops

November 3, 10:00am-12:00pm
Join CVNL for this invigorating and informative workshop 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

This workshop will be held remotely on Zoom, and facilitated by Director of Development for Raphael House Nora Niesen.

Interest Form

Let us know what training you're interested in

We want to hear from you! Are you looking for more fundraising support? Want to enroll in a different kind of boot camp? Complete our interest form by clicking below, and we will get back to you with more information as we develop new learning opportunities. 

Cancellation policy: We get that plans change. If you are unable to attend a workshop, we kindly ask that you let us know at least 48 hours in advance and try to send a colleague in your place. If you must cancel, you may apply your payment to any future workshop, but we do not offer refunds. Funds must be applied and used within a 6 (six) month period.