Certificate in Grant Writing

Certificate in Grant Writing (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • 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

Self-Leadership for Nonprofit Leaders

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

Laurel Westmoreland


  • July 7, 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

Image of Three Elevators: Perfect Your Pitch

Communicate and Amplify Your Brand Series (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • Perfect Your Pitch
    July 15, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
  • Master the Art of Storytelling
    July 29, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
  • Elevate Your Brand
    September 2, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST

Session 1: Perfect Your Pitch Virtual-July 15, 2021 8:30 am-12:30 pm EST If you bumped into your dream funder or dream boss in an elevator and had two uninterrupted minutes, could you land the funds or the job? You could after this course — the first in a three-part series — to perfect your pitch. Read More

Work Interrupted: Take Back Control of Your Workday

Work, Interrupted: Take Back Control of Your Workday (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • July 21, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST

Studies show that during an average workday, a person can lose up to three hours to interruptions and time mismanagement. By identifying your most common daily disruptions and developing strategies to manage them, you can take back control over your day and increase your productivity — all while minimizing work-related stress. Managing interruptions has a Read More

Nonprofit fundraising 101

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

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

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

CFO Roundtable

CFO Roundtable (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • September 21, 2021
    8:30 am - 10:30 am EST

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