Fundraising 101: Fund Development Fundamentals (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • Session 2
    January 27, 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

Elevate Your Nonprofit’s Reputation & Community Impact Series (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • How to Understand and Improve Your Communication with Charity Watchdog Groups
    January 28, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
  • How to Demonstrate Your Community Impact: Thinking Differently About Reporting
    February 11, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

This two-part series helps nonprofit leaders and board members understand how to enhance their organization’s reputation and relevance in a time of unlimited data and third-party evaluations. Following these sessions, you’ll understand how to think differently about reporting and more effectively tell your impact story. This series is critical for anyone who speaks with current Read More

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

CFO Roundtable (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • February 16, 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

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

Certificate in Nonprofit Financial Management (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • Intro to Financial Management
    February 23, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
  • Tools for Cash Management & Analysis
    March 2, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST

The Certificate in Nonprofit Financial Management will provide you with the basic skills and knowledge needed to establish and maintain strong financial management of your organization. With a focus on best practices, courses will strengthen your ability to make sound decisions that affect your nonprofit’s programs and operations. They will demystify financial jargon and teach 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