Building Trust: A Superpower During Changing Times

Building Trust: A Superpower During Changing Times (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • July 28, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST

Developing a positive approach to both expected and unexpected change is an essential skill in today’s workplace. The need to adjust and alter plans and expectations is now a normal part of life. What remains constant in today’s ever-changing environment is the need for strong relationships built on trust and respect to make the process Read More

Nonprofit fundraising 101

Fundraising 101: Fund Development Fundamentals (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • Session 2
    August 5, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST

Fundraising is essential to the success of every nonprofit organization. In this interactive course, you will learn the basic skills and essential techniques to become a successful fundraiser. During this 2-day high-energy program, fundraising expert Sara Leonard will share the necessary skills you need to make a larger impact, no matter your position in the Read More

Self-Leadership for Nonprofit Leaders

Leadership Begins by Looking in the Mirror: Self-Leadership for Nonprofit Leaders (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • August 17, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST

Self-leadership is taking responsibility for our outcomes, setting the direction for our lives, and managing our priorities. Self-leaders work at all levels of an organization — from the front line to middle management to the C-suite. Self-leadership requires a commitment to decide what you want from life and to do the work to achieve the Read More

Lead Your Fundraising Program to New Heights

Lead Your Fundraising Program to New Heights (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • Session 1
    August 18, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
  • Session 2
    August 25, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST

Successful fundraising never happens by accident. It’s the result of dedicated and experienced leaders who understand how to manage a development program with strategic vision and impact. In this interactive course, you will receive comprehensive and practical information to move your fundraising career and organization forward. During this program, led by Sara Leonard, MBA, CFRE, Read More

A Relationship-Centered Approach to Customer Service

A Better Approach to Relationship-Building: Mission-Driven Customer Service (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • August 26, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST

Good customer service is the life-blood of your organization. How staff handles internal and external stakeholders directly impacts your nonprofit’s ability to reach goals and achieve organizational success. The key is balancing customer needs with company and departmental expectations while building trusting relationships. In this four-hour interactive seminar, you’ll build the necessary skills to enhance Read More

Certificate in Volunteer Management

Certificate in Volunteer Management (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • Session 1
    September 15, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
  • Session 2
    September 22, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
  • Session 3
    September 29, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST

The Certificate in Volunteer Management prepares today’s volunteer managers to more effectively recruit, retain and recognize volunteers. Developed to address the challenges all volunteer managers encounter, the curriculum is designed by Hands On Network, the volunteer-focused arm of Points of Light Institute.  In this three-day certificate program, NLC Trainer Sara Leonard, MBA, CFRE, will lead you Read More

Overcoming Unconscious Bias in the Workplace

Overcoming Unconscious Bias (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • September 28, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST

What is unconscious bias, and how does it affect your interactions and decisions? Research suggests that diverse teams may be more productive but are often less connected. Why? The attitudes and biases we carry that we’re not even aware of can dictate our perceptions of ourselves and others. This influences our behavior, both at work Read More

Raise more money from fewer donors

Raising MORE money from LESS donors: Secrets to a Better Annual Giving Strategy (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • September 30, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST

The foundation of every successful fundraising program is donors who continue to give to your nonprofit year after year. By identifying and increasing your donors’ giving and involvement, you can strengthen your loyal donor base, grow your annual revenue and ensure your organization’s long-term stability and success. But how do you transform your annual giving Read More

Certificate in Grant Writing

Certificate in Grant Writing (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • Session 1
    October 21, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
  • Session 2
    October 28, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
  • Session 3
    November 4, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
  • Session 4
    November 18, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST

To succeed in today’s competitive grant writing environment, fundraisers and nonprofit professionals must practice and master critical skills to develop winning proposals. Now, you can take your career and impact to the next level by obtaining your Certificate in Grant Writing. During this interactive, four-day certificate program designed for those who are new to grant Read More

Nonprofit Board Governance Rock Star Certificate Series

Nonprofit Board Governance Rock Star Certificate Series (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • How to be a Board Rock Star
    October 27, 2021
    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST
  • Essentials for a Rock Star Board Meeting
    November 3, 2021
    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST

The Nonprofit Leadership Center’s Board Governance Rock Star Certificate series is a six-hour program over two evenings that covers the fundamental nonprofit governance concepts every nonprofit leader should understand and practice. If you want to serve a chosen organization with passion and impact, this is the certificate for you. During these engaging and interactive sessions, Read More