Certificate in Volunteer Management

Certificate in Volunteer Management (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • 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 Grant Writing

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

Communications & Marketing for Nonprofits

Marketing & Communications Series (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • How to Build a Successful Marketing Campaign for Your Nonprofit
    March 23, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
  • Maximize Your Cause Marketing: Get More Companies to Support Your Cause
    April 6, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST

In this interactive series, you will walk away with a focused marketing road map that strategically aligns with your organizational goals for 2021. 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? By the end, Read More

Managing Effectively Across Generations

Laurel Westmoreland


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

For the first time in our nation’s history, America has six living generations and five generations in the workplace. Changes in our economy, health and life expectancy are impacting workplace demographics. Economic instability has caused many people to postpone retirement, while people live and work longer than in previous generations. These factors have led to Read More

Develop a Winning Fundraising Strategy

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

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

Overcoming Unconscious Bias in the Workplace

Overcoming Unconscious Bias (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • April 28, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST

What is unconscious bias, and how does it affect your interactions and decisions? Research suggests that diverse teams may be more productive but are often less connected. Why? The attitudes and biases we carry that we’re not even aware of can dictate our perceptions of ourselves and others. This influences our behavior, both at work Read More

Be Ready Disaster Preparedness Series

Be Ready Series: Be Your Best by Preparing Your Nonprofit for the Worst

Laurel Westmoreland


  • Hurricane & Disaster Preparedness for Individuals
    May 13, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
  • Hurricane & Disaster Preparedness for Nonprofit Organizations
    May 19, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST

Disasters, both humanmade and natural, are a regular occurrence in our lives. Just because you are prepared for a hurricane, doesn’t mean you are ready for a mass shooting, event or flood. All disasters are different and require you to prepare and respond accordingly — as individuals and as nonprofit leaders. In this two-part disaster Read More

Boost Your Mental Fitness

Boost Your Mental Fitness to Lead Courageously (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • June 10, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST

Your internal voice plays a significant role in helping your achieve your success or derail your progress. There are 10 saboteurs that can wreak havoc on your personal and professional life. Imagine what life could be like when you learn to move away from negative self-talk. After this class, you can, and you will. Much Read More

CFO Roundtable

CFO Roundtable (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • June 15, 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