The Center for Nonprofit Leadership

The Center for Nonprofit Leadership (CNL) is a resource center for organizations and individuals in Nevada County and the Sierra Nevada region of California. Founded in 2003 as a catalyst to strengthen and sustain local nonprofit organizations, CNL focuses on “best practice” workshops, executive leadership seminars, on-site coaching and mentoring, and public advocacy.


Own the Room: Become a World Class Communicator

Friday, May 31st, 2019 8:30am – 12:30pm Communication can make or break your success. Learn how to powerfully: Communicate your organization’s message Inspire a collaborative team Strengthen and sustain relationships with constituents Expand your influence with clear, confident, and concise communication This impactful training is for everyone – board members, employees, and Executive Directors. Through […]

Get Your Fundraising House In Order: Building a Strong Foundation

Friday, April 5, 2019 8:30am – 12:30pm Why is it that some fundraising programs do better than others when the organizations have the same basic plan?  Whether your organization is just starting out or one that has never been terribly successful with your fundraising efforts, sometimes figuring first or next steps can be a hurdle. […]

Info Session: Employment Law Update

  Navigating the minefield of employment laws is becoming increasingly difficult when each passing year brings change and more change. In this 90-minute Info Session, attorney, Steven McFarlane, will cover three topics of importance for every organization, regardless of size. The majority of the session will focus on the new interpretation by the CA Supreme […]