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: Insurance for Nonprofits

The leadership of a nonprofit organization has many responsibilities beyond overseeing and supporting the organizational mission and vision. One very important duty is to ensure that the organization and its board members are protected from risk and liability.  CNL is holding an Info Session on strategy and approach to managing a nonprofit’s insurance program — Read More…

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What’s Your Brand Promise? Building Trust as a Nonprofit

Friday, April 24th -11:00am – 1:30pm Branding: (a brief definition) The expression of the essential truth or value of an organization, product, or service. The communication of its characteristics, values, and attributes which clarify what the particular brand is and is not. There can’t be any question of whether “brand” is important for a nonprofit – Read More…

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Looking for Volunteers? Two Great Opportunities to Find Them

Nevada Co. Reads & Writes Event and Volunteers who donate their expertise, skills and time are the lifeblood of nonprofit organizations, from the community animal shelter to performing and visual arts groups. But connecting volunteers – from teenagers to seniors – with organizations can be difficult.  CNL would like to share two opportunities that can do just that! Read More…