Nonprofit Board Governance Rock Star Certificate Series (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • How to be a Board Rock Star
    February 10, 2021
    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST
  • Essentials for a Rock Star Board Meeting
    February 17, 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

Certificate in Volunteer Management (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • Session 1
    February 18, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
  • Session 2
    February 25, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
  • Session 3
    March 4, 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

Getting to YES: Best Practices for Major Gift Fundraising (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • February 24, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST

Asking for and receiving major gifts is the most cost-effective way to raise money. Too often, staff and board members don’t know how, are overwhelmed by the process or too afraid to ask. If this sounds familiar, this workshop is for you. Alyce Lee Stansbury, CFRE, fundraising expert and popular NLC instructor, will help you Read More

Certificate in Grant Writing (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • Session 1
    March 11, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
  • Session 2
    March 25, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
  • Session 3
    April 1, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
  • Session 4
    April 8, 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

Develop a Winning Fundraising Strategy (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • Session 1
    March 30, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
  • Session 2
    April 13, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST

Whether you are building a new fundraising strategy, reworking an existing program or want to brush up on the latest fundraising strategies, this interactive course provides a comprehensive look at how to develop an ethical, sustainable and winning fund development approach. During this 2 day interactive program led by Sara Leonard, MBA, CFRE, you’ll explore Read More

Certificate in Volunteer Management (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


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

Develop a Winning Case for Support (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • Session 1
    May 5, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
  • Session 2
    May 12, 2021
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

A nonprofit’s case for support tells your organization’s story in a compelling manner and articulates the reasons a donor should support your mission. A case for support is critical to distinguishing your organization from other nonprofits and for ensuring that your staff and board can consistently and clearly communicate your organization’s message. After this two-part Read More

Certificate in Grant Writing (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • Session 1
    June 17, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
  • Session 2
    June 24, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
  • Session 3
    July 1, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
  • Session 4
    July 8, 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

Fundraising 101: Fund Development Fundamentals (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • Session 1
    July 22, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
  • 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

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