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

Calibrating Your Leadership in Uncertain Times
Join CVNL’s moderator, Linda Jacobs, as she speaks with Maureen Sedonaen about calibrating your organizational leadership during these uncertain times.
A Conversation about Racial Justice and Nonprofit Leadership
How are organizations responding to this moment is critically important? What does this look like?
Emerging From the Pandemic: Preparing for What’s to Come
What does this new normal look like for our sector, and more importantly, how can we prepare ourselves for what’s to come?
Communication Trends, Opportunities, and Planning
If forecasting the future is tough at the best of times, how should you approach communication tomorrow, next week, next month, or next year?

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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.