Center for Nonprofit Leadership

Helping nonprofit leaders do better at doing good

We offer practical and affordable professional development opportunities for nonprofit leaders.

Since our founding, we've provided training, technical assistance, and access to research materials that reflects its name, strengthening the leadership of nonprofit organizations throughout Ventura County. Learn more

Annual Celebration of the Sector

Join us as we appluad 200+ local nonprofit leaders, staff, philanthropists, and community members. This special event will be held Oct. 17 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at the Camarillo Ranch House and will feature guest speaker Anne Wallestad, CEO of BoardSource who will share her thoughts on "Leading with Intent." Come enjoy the beautiful scenery, food and opportunity to connect with peers throughout the region.


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Invest in your own professional development or that of your entire organization by joining a community of nonprofit leaders committed to best practices and life-long learning.

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Nonprofit Leadership Council

The Ventura County Nonprofit Leadership Council is a collective of thought-leaders that seeks to advance philanthropy and build stronger nonprofit leaders serving our region.

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About the Center

Since 1991, the Center for Nonprofit Leadership has been the point of convergence serving donors and nonprofit organizations in Ventura County.

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Joining the Center for Nonprofit Leadership at Cal Lutheran was one of the best decisions our board of directors has made as kidSTREAM actively grows from an idea into a full-fledged, destination-worthy Children’s Museum.

- Kristie Akl, President & Founder, KidSTREAM