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.

Nevada County Relief Fund

CNL is proud to be a partner in the newly formed Nevada County Relief Fund.  For more information about the Fund, visit their website or check out the press release.

AS OF MAY 13, the Nevada County Relief Fund is actively seeking applications.   Apply HERE

Nonprofits can apply for funding in one of two ways: Through the Nonprofit Grant Program which is focusing on those delivering Nonprofit Safety-Net Services, or via the Small Business Micro-grants.  These grants are applicable to nonprofit organizations/businesses that may be struggling but are not providers of safety-net services.  Visit their website for more details or click HERE to review the criteria and apply.


Effective Virtual Leadership: Tools & Techniques for Leading Virtual Meetings & Trainings

Your online meetings run differently. Your audience is more easily distracted and the interface presents challenges. This new virtual class, facilitated by communications guru, Salvatore Manzi, offers communication tools & techniques to help make your online groups more engaging, productive and connected. Attendees will learn: Audience Engagement Techniques Virtual Team Building Activities Non-Verbal Tips for […]

Human Resources: The Ins and Outs of Personnel and Compliance

CANCELLED DUE TO STAY-AT-HOME ORDERS When: Friday, March 20th;  9:00am – 12:00pm Where:  United Methodist Church, Wesley Hall: 236 S. Church Street, Grass Valley Human Resources, without them how can you expect to run a successful nonprofit or small business… especially in California. Employee and employer rules and regulations can be confusing and often leave […]

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 […]