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.


Info Session: Financial Literacy for Nonprofit Boards & Staff

Board members and staff are told they have fiduciary responsibility and accountability for the nonprofit organization they are serving, but do most really understand what that means? What is financial oversight? Reducing the mystery of nonprofit budgets, terminology, financial reporting, and audits ensures informed decisions are being made. This info session will focus on fund […]

Step Up Your Service Game

Every interaction matters. Anyone could become your organization’s next great volunteer, donor, or champion, and excellent customer service can make the difference. Join CNL for an interactive info session where participants will learn practical, applicable strategies for providing excellent customer service in any situation. Attendees will learn from experienced nonprofit professionals across different levels in […]

Board Essentials: Getting to Great

Are you a current or emerging board member who aspires to be a vital part of your favorite organization? Do you want to take your board role to the next level and increase your value? Then you will want to join us for this CNL Board Development workshop.  It has been designed with an eye to […]