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.


Human Resources: The Ins and Outs of Personnel and Compliance

When: Friday, March 20th;  9:00am – 12:00pm Where:  United Methodist Church, Wesley Hall: 236 S. Church Street, Grass Valley REGISTER today! 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 an organization or […]

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 […]

2019 Community Impact Forum – Defining Success: Focusing On Impact

When: Thursday, October 10, 2019,  10:00am – 4:30pm – Cocktail Reception to follow Where: Gold Miners Inn, Grass Valley   Nonprofit organizations play a vital role in building healthy communities by contributing to the economic and social stability, and well-being of its constituents. If asked how nonprofit organizations define their success, they will tell you….by the […]