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

Friday, April 24th -11:00am – 1:30pm, Check-in begins at 10:45amUnited Methodist Church, 236 South Church St., Grass Valley, Welsey Hall REGISTER NOW 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 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…

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Board Essentials: Getting to Great

Wednesday, February 25th -5:30pm – 8pmAre 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 value? Then you will want to join us for this new CNL Board Development workshop.  It has been Read More…