Getting it Done – Achieving More with Less Stress

October 6, 2016

Do you find yourself overwhelmed by the number and complexity of projects that need to be completed each day?  As the day flies by, do you often feel as if you haven’t paid enough attention to each task because other tasks keep landing on your desk? Do you find yourself thinking ‘If I could only Read More…

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Info Session: #GivingTuesday: Use It Well

September 20, 2016

Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. Since its inaugural year in 2012, #GivingTuesday has become a movement that celebrates and supports giving and philanthropy with events Read More…

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Board Essentials: Getting to Great

June 10, 2016

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 emerging and Read More…

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Marketing in the Palm of Your Hand

May 13, 2016

You need to spread the word about your organization, the work it does, and why it’s so important. You want to get people behind your cause, raise awareness, engage volunteers, stimulate giving, access donors and even connect with your beneficiaries. THIS is Marketing, and in today’s digital age, marketing can and should include video testimonials.  You may Read More…

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Info Session: Job Descriptions – How and Why They Matter

April 20, 2016

Today, well managed organizations and businesses use written job descriptions to facilitate communication and work accountability. This session will address how to develop effective, accurate job descriptions for your organization or business as well their use to mitigate legal risks. Bring your current documents to the session so you can review them as we cover Read More…

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Preparing Your Organization to Excel at Volunteer Engagement

March 30, 2016

The Union newspaper is sponsoring a community wide volunteer fair in September 2016.  One element of this “Volapalooza” event is the opportunity for Nonprofit Organizations to recruit new volunteers. CNL is hosting a volunteer engagement workshop in April to help Nonprofits prepare to best use the “Volapalooza” event. Volunteers can be a critical resource for Read More…

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Info Session: Tax & Regulation Compliance for Nonprofits

March 9, 2016

CNL is hosting Board of Equalization Subject Matter Experts to present important information around Sales and Use Taxes for Nonprofits as well as Regulation requirements for Silent Auctions & Raffles.  The experts will also address Unrelated Business Income and be available for questions. This session will also have a representative from the ABC (Alcoholic Beverage Control) Read More…

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Info Session: Fair Labor Standards & Compensation Considerations

February 18, 2016

In July 2015, under rule making authority delegated to the President of the United States for the FEDERAL FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT (FLSA), the U.S. Department of Labor has proposed some significant changes and increases in the salary basis test for employees who have been historically classified as exempt/salaried under the FLSA. Attorney and Human Read More…

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The Ask: Making It Real

January 21, 2016

If you want to jump start for your gift solicitation skills or are looking to find more comfort in what often seems a daunting task, join CNL for this dynamic, interactive workshop on making The Ask. Presenter Jennifer Litton Singer, CFRE, will guide you through small group activities dealing with real life situations.  After a Read More…

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Find Your Comfort Zone: The Board’s Role in Fund Development

November 10, 2015

You’re fully committed to your mission and the programs that advance it, but none of it comes free! One of the key responsibilities of a nonprofit board is to ensure that their organization has enough resources to fulfill its mission. This means developing and raising often much needed financial support. Are you and the members Read More…

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