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.


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Board Essentials: Getting to Great

Tuesday, September 29th    5:00pm – 8:00pmRegistration/Check-in: 4:30 p.m. (registration deadline – 9/25)United Methodist Church, Wesley Hall236 South Church Street, Grass Valley Are you a new 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 Read More…

The Nonprofit Sustainability Clinic

“Sustainability encompasses both financial sustainability (the ability to generate resources to meet the needs of the present without jeopardizing the future) and programmatic sustainability (the ability to develop, mature and cycle out programs to be responsive to constituencies over time).” 1 Is it challenging for your organization to answer any of these three questions: What Read More…

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Demystifying Finances

Do you rely on someone ELSE in your organization to understand the financial statements without fully understanding them yourself? Do you wish you were more clear but don’t know want to derail a meeting by asking a question you think you should already know the answer to? Do you wish you had a better understanding Read More…