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Cultivating Nonprofit Leadership & Excellence

We are committed to developing high-quality courses that are responsive to the needs of local nonprofits and help them build strength from the inside out.

Through a combination of engaging instruction and peer support, participants will gain the skills, connections and strategies they need to guide their organizations to greater effectiveness and long-term sustainability. 

Everyday Nonprofit Advocacy

October 28  |  3:30-5pm  |  Zoom  |  Free to register

Join us for this highly anticipated training with experts from Legal Aid Justice Center, The Commonwealth Institute, and Virginia Community Voice. Moderated by the Community Foundation's Director of Community Partnerships, Natisha Knight, this session will feature best practices for engaging decision makers for impact, including methods for incorporating community voice for better outcomes. Systems and policies change when nonprofit organizations engage policy makers effectively. 


Diversified Funding: Using Lending to Advance Your Mission

October 18  |  12-1:30pm  |  Zoom  |  Free to register

We're pleased to partner with our friends at Virginia Community capital and Charlottesville's Center for Nonprofit Excellence on an expert-led dive into using smart lending to advance your organization's mission. Hosted by VCC's Beth Bettley and featuring Housing Families First Executive Director Beth Vann-Turnbull, this event is perfect for organizations looking to take their work to the next level with more sophisticated revenue streams.




Additional Learning Opportunities

Making Sense of Messy Data
October 6th, 8:30am-10:30am

Human-Centered Design for Nonprofit Impact
October 13th, 9am-4pm

Revenue Diversification and Fund Development Planning
October 25th, 8:30am-12:30pm

Grant Writing Three-Part Series
November 1st, 8th, and 15th, 9am-1:30pm

Funds, Finance, and Forecasting: Ensuring Your Nonprofit's Financial Wellbeing
November 17th, 9am-12p,

Audits and Internal Controls: Keeping Your Board and Donors Happy
November 17th, 1pm-4pm

Introduction to Succession Planning
December 1st, 8:30am-10:30am

Get Project Ready: Kits
October 21st, 3pm-4pm