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

Image of Three Elevators: Perfect Your Pitch

Communicate and Amplify Your Brand Series (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • 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

Nonprofit fundraising 101

Fundraising 101: Fund Development Fundamentals (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • 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

Self-Leadership for Nonprofit Leaders

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

Laurel Westmoreland


  • August 17, 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

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

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Free Webinar: Data Security for Nonprofits in a Remote Workplace

Laurel Westmoreland


  • Free Webinar: Data Security for Nonprofits in a Remote Workplace
    August 31, 2021
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

About 80% of employees worked remotely during the pandemic, up from 30% before COVID-19.* Nonprofits now face new pressures as hybrid work models and remote work environments are becoming the norm. This session will explore issues nonprofits face with remote and hybrid workplace models and offer tangible steps you can take to mitigate those risks. 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

Overcoming Unconscious Bias in the Workplace

Overcoming Unconscious Bias (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • September 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