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

Leading for Equity and Inclusion - A Five Part Series

April 7 – May 5. Thursdays, 9:30 am to 12 pm.

Apply be: Friday, March 25, 2022.  *Apply by March 1, to recieve an Early Bird discount, $100 off tuition.

Tuition: $1,125 for CVNL members; $1,350 for non-members. *Scholarships available on limited basis, details below.

Cohort learning model. Attendees must register for all five sessions. We encourage organizations to consider sending two people, when possible, to build stronger alignment within your organizations towards your equity and inclusion efforts.

This series will support organizational leaders and teams to:
  • Build capacity & skill for authentic inclusion within your nonprofit;
  • Identify & dismantle harmful narratives & biased practices rooted in our history;
  • Adopt personal leadership skills & style that make space for real belonging & inclusion;
  • Develop a plan of action focused on your organization.

Application Deadline: Friday, March 25, 2022.

CVNL announces new scholarships for BIPOC nonprofit leaders in Marin and Napa Counties.

Thanks to generous grants from the County of Marin, and the Peter A. and Vernice H. Gasser Foundation, CVNL is pleased to offer 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 and Napa Counties. Scholarships are only available to CVNL member organizations.

Learn more about member benefits and scholarship details with May Congdon  mcongdon@cvnl.org.

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Board Governance Boot Camp

2022 series – More Information Coming soon.

Stronger Together Webinars

CVNL is offering FREE webinars to our members and affiliates, keeping you in touch with the most important workplace updates, expert advice, and crucial strategies as we approach re-opening. Webinars are delivered by nonprofit experts with live Q&A.

Topics range from: 
Fundraising during COVID-19
Calibrating Leadership During Uncertain Times
Employment Law
Business Continuity
A Conversation about Racial Justice
Emerging from the Pandemic
and more… 


Stay tuned!

Past Webinars

Webinar: Returning to the Workplace, California Law Considerations – A Leader’s Guide
Over the past year, organizations have faced major disruptions caused [...]
Webinar: Mental Health and Employee Well-Being During COVID-19
Bay Area mental health leaders joined CVNL for a webinar focused on [...]
Webinar: Closing an Unforgettable 2020 – Finding the Money
What strategies and practical tips make the most impact on fall and end-of-year fundraising?
Webinar: Employment Laws & COVID-19
How are you managing HR matters during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Webinar: AB-5 Legislation Updates
Learn about the latest updates and how you can implement changes during the pandemic
Webinar: Fundraising During a Crisis
CVNL and Partnership Resources Group (PRG) have collaborated to provide timely, expert information, and practical strategies on fundraising during a crisis.
Webinar: Business Continuity Planning
What is the new normal in our community and how does this affect our programming moving forward?
Webinar: Shared Leadership – Board and CEO Partnership During COVID-19 Era
Hear from our own internal governance expert, Linda Jacobs, as we analyze the relationship and shared responsibilities between organizational leadership and the Board of Directors.
Webinar: Philanthropy’s Trends & Tips for your Fundraising
New trends are emerging in philanthropy and during this follow-up webinar we’ll share a few tips for navigating these unprecedented times.

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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.