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.

Highlights

Board Essentials: Getting to Great

Are you a current 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 CNL Board Development workshop.  It has been designed with an eye to Read More…

Info Session: Take Control of Your Finances

Understanding Nonprofit Financial Leadership There is an important distinction between financial management and financial leadership. Financial management is the collecting of financial data, production of financial reports, and solutions of near-term financial issues. Financial leadership, on the other hand, is guiding a nonprofit organization to sustainability. To be a successful financial leader, you must be ever mindful of essential nonprofit business Read More…

Talk Like TED: Creating a Dynamic Presentation

“Ideas are the currency of the 21st Century,” says Carmine Gallo in his bestselling book Talk Like TED. For nonprofit organizations and small businesses to reach their maximum potential, they must be able to communicate their ideas and tell their stories in ways that capture the attention of partners, donors, volunteers, and the public. Do Read More…