Developing Social & Emotional Intelligence (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • July 16, 2020
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Countless studies show that effective leadership is more closely tied to emotional intelligence than cognitive skills or technical abilities. Yet, leaders often invest much of their time and effort in enhancing the cognitive and technical aspects of their work. In this program, you will deepen your understanding of what emotional intelligence is and isn’t. You’ll Read More

Fundraising 101: Fund Development Fundamentals (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • Session 1
    July 17, 2020
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Session 2
    July 24, 2020
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Fundraising is one of the most important things your nonprofit organization does. This course is your starting point for fund development. This active-learning course will provide an understanding of the language and practice of fundraising. Fundraising 101 will provide you with the basic skills and an understanding of fund development. Join Sara Leonard, MBA, CFRE and Read More

Self-Leadership for Nonprofit Leaders (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • August 4, 2020
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Self-leadership is about taking responsibility for our outcomes, setting direction for our lives, and having tools to manage priorities. Self-leaders work at all levels of an organization. They are front-line workers in every possible role, middle managers, and CEOs. Self-leaders like Jeff Vinik and Derrick Brooks worked hard to achieve their dreams without using the Read More

Marketing for Greater Impact and Engagement Series (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • Session 1
    August 6, 2020
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Session 2
    August 13, 2020
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm

In this interactive series and discovery workshop, you will walk away with a focused marketing road map that strategically aligns with your organizational goals for 2020. Ever wondered how to create a marketing strategy that will move the needle for your nonprofit? Or how to build a plan for connecting with and mobilizing key audiences? Read More

CFO Roundtable

Laurel Westmoreland


  • August 18, 2020
    8:30 am - 10:30 am

Great minds DON’T all think alike, thankfully. As nonprofit CFOs, getting fresh perspectives on pressing challenges can be just the push we need to propel us forward. Our CFO Roundtable, drawing on the collective wisdom of the group, will help you identify new ideas, tools, or strategies to help you meet or exceed your goals. The session will Read More

Developing a Growth Mindset (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • August 27, 2020
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm

There are two mindsets that have a great impact on our ability to learn, grow and achieve our goals. GROWTH MINDSET: The belief that we are in control of our skills and that they can be developed and improved. That we have the capacity to learn and grow. Skills are built. FIXED MINDSET: The belief Read More

Mastering “The Ask”: Nonprofit Fundraising Strategy & Prep

Laurel Westmoreland


  • Session 1
    September 2, 2020
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Session 2
    September 9, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Fundraising all comes down to asking! Does the idea of asking intimidate you? The most misunderstood step in the fundraising process, “the ask” is often what holds back an effective fundraiser from fulfilling their potential. As a result of this two-part program you will learn to: Understand the elements of making a face to face Read More

Focusing Your Leadership and Management Lens (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • Session 1
    September 17, 2020
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Session 2
    September 24, 2020
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Session 3
    October 1, 2020
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm

This series is comprised of three classes designed to invite participants to understand themselves as leaders, to enhance their individual leadership awareness, and to engage in the process of life-long leadership behaviors. Throughout the series, participants will be invited to consider empowering communication styles, aspects of collaborative teams and trust building, as well as developing Read More

2020 Leadership Conference: Lead Courageously

Jessica Dvoracsek


  • 2020 Leadership Conference
    October 13, 2020
    8:00 am - 2:15 pm

Join us for NLC’s 10th Annual Leadership Conference featuring Neil Pasricha, New York Times best-selling author and leading authority on intentional living October 13, 2020 Tampa Marriott Water Street 505 Water St. | Tampa, FL  CONFERENCE AGENDA 8:00-9:10 a.m.        Registration & Networking; Exhibition Hall Opens 9:15-10:15 a.m.        Session 1 (Four breakout Read More

Certificate in Volunteer Management

Laurel Westmoreland


  • Series Registration
    October 21, 2020
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm

The Certificate in Volunteer Management teaches best practices relevant to today’s volunteer manager. Designed to address the challenges all volunteer managers encounter to recruit, retain and reward their volunteers, the curriculum is designed by Hands On Network, the volunteer-focused arm of Points of Light Institute. NLC Trainer Sara Leonard, MBA, CFRE  leads sessions that are interactive, Read More