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

In Partnership…

The Center for Nonprofit Leadership is all about maximizing resources to benefit the nonprofit community.  One way we accomplish this goal is by collaborating with allies to deliver quality professional & leadership development opportunities to the region.  Check out these exciting co-convened programs in 2018!

AFP Symposium | Tuesday, June 12, Crown Plaza, Ventura
  • The Center for Nonprofit Learerhsip is a proud sponsor of this year's AFP symposium, which will focus on "the New Normal in Effective Fundraising." This day long event features keynote speaker, Gail Perry, an international fundraising consultant & trainer, as well as breakout sessions designed to provide attendees with new skills, career development and networking opportunities. Registration is available through AFP's website.

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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