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

Successful Digital Fundraising (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • August 26, 2020
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Digital fundraising can work for your organization. But there is so much hype, that may be hard to believe. This class will examine fundraising through websites, e-mail and social media. Join us to learn strategies and tools to maximize your return on investment in online fundraising. We will discuss how to select appropriate channels and 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

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

Nonprofit Board Governance Rock Star Certificate Series

Laurel Westmoreland


  • Session 1 - How to be a Board Rock Star
    October 22, 2020
    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Session 2 - Essentials for a Rock Star Board Meeting
    October 29, 2020
    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The NLC’s Board Governance Rock Star Certificate is a 6-hour program over 2 evenings that covers—comprehensively and in an engaging way–the fundamental nonprofit governance concepts every nonprofit leader should understand and practice. If you want to serve a chosen organization with passion and true impact, this is the certificate for you. During these interactive trainings, Read More

Certificate in Grant Writing

Laurel Westmoreland


  • Session 1
    October 29, 2020
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Session 2
    November 5, 2020
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Session 3
    November 12, 2020
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Session 4
    November 19, 2020
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm

This interactive and practical 4-day training program is designed for those who seek to acquire the knowledge and practice the skills necessary to succeed in today’s competitive grant writing environment. This program is specifically designed for those who are not grant writing professionals and who have little or no experience in grant writing. Experienced grant Read More