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

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To access your member profile, add colleagues, board members and volunteers to membership and sign in to register for workshops, at no additional fee.

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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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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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Support the Center

Through the generosity and leadership of donors like you, the Center is able to serve nonprofit organizations and their leaders – staff, volunteers and board members.

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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