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.


Strategic Giving – The Way You Make A Difference

When: Wednesday, January 29th;  2:00pm – 5:00pm Where:  Atria Senior Living Center, Upstairs Meeting Room, Grass Valley How can you ensure that your charitable gifts make the biggest possible difference in your community?  By combining methods for evaluating organizational sustainability and effectiveness with tools for tax advantaged giving. Join CNL for this workshop focused on […]

2019 Community Impact Forum – Defining Success: Focusing On Impact

When: Thursday, October 10, 2019,  10:00am – 4:30pm – Cocktail Reception to follow Where: Gold Miners Inn, Grass Valley   Nonprofit organizations play a vital role in building healthy communities by contributing to the economic and social stability, and well-being of its constituents. If asked how nonprofit organizations define their success, they will tell you….by the […]

Donor-Focused Digital: A “How to Write Like Tom Ahern” Webinar

Live Webinar:  Tuesday, June 18th  10am – 11:30am The Miners Foundry, Stone Hall Are you ready to up your digital fundraising game? As you know, every year the amount of charity given ONLINE increases. In 2017, it set a new record. For the first time, some charities hauled in more than 10% of their donations […]