Center for Nonprofit Leadership

Helping nonprofit leaders do better at doing good

Become a Member

Invest in your own professional development or that of your entire organization by becoming a member of the Center for Nonprofit Leadership at California Lutheran University!

Rewards of membership include:
  • Join a community of nonprofit leaders committed to best practices and life-long learning.
  • Access to top quality training and support.
  • Sustain the Center for Nonprofit Leadership as an important resource serving our region.

    View a current list of our members!
  • Access to cost-saving tools and templates.
  • Stay connected to information and resources that will help you do your good work even better!

Membership Levels & Benefits


Individual Membership

$150 per year

Choose this level

Invest in your leadership and professional development by becoming an individual member of the Center for Nonprofit Leadership! Whether you are working or volunteering in the nonprofit sector or aspire to, this level will afford you individual access to the many benefits and perks associated with Center membership, including all workshops, webinars and networking events, at no additional fee – a value that can’t be beat!*

COVID-19 Response:  Through the end of this fiscal year (May 31, 2021) in response to the realities of COVID-19 on nonprofit organizations and leaders, we are making this investment in strengthening skills, leadership and practice.  Individual members will now enjoy access to all workshops during this time, at no additional cost.  The member benefit is non-transferable and there is no limit to the number of workshops individual members can attend. 

Features & Benefits
Access to Top Quality Training & Support
  • Affordable, Accessible & Practical Skills Building & Professional Development
  • Programs for Board Members, Volunteers and Staff
  • No additional registration fees to attend workshops, seminars and networking opportunities*
  • Invitations to VIP and Members-only events and workshops
  • Members Only Office Hours for select workshops that allow organizational and individual members to take a deeper dive with our workshop facilitators into the subject area covered in their workshop 
Access to Cost-Saving Online Resources
  • Access to LinkedIn Learning's Library of On-Demand Learning Modules (a value of $240 per year)
  • Annual Access to Qualtrics, an online survey software (a value of $300 per year)
  • Access to Searchable Data & Statistics tailored to our Region
  • Access to slides, handouts, outlines and supplemental learning materials for each workshop 
Stay Connected
  • Subscription to the Center’s monthly e-newsletter
  • Priority notification of upcoming funding opportunities, workshop recommendations and current events.
Job Posting
  • Free posting of job opportunities on the Center’s online job board with positions highlighted in the monthly newsletter (a savings of $25 per post)
Join the Community
  • Join a community of nonprofit leaders committed to best practices and life-long learning.
  • Recognition of all members in the Center’s member directory with a link to your organization’s website and/or your email address.

* Individual passport membership benefits are non-transferable and cannot be used by anyone other than the member.


Organizational Membership

$350 - $1,250 per year

(based on operating budget)

Choose this level

Building capacity and leadership is a team sport.  Make a critical investment in your entire organization through an annual organizational membership.  Pay no additional workshop registration fees and send teams to benefit from our workshops, seminars and networking opportunities.  Benefits and perks will be extended to all staff, board members and volunteers of your organization (per workshop limits apply).  Monthly payment schedules are available.

Membership Levels & Pricing
Levels
Level Operating Budget Cost Registrations
Bronze Up to $250k    $350/Year 2 free per event. Additional tickets offered at discounted rate.
Silver $250k - $500k $550/Year 2 free per event. Additional tickets offered at discounted rate.
Gold $500k - $1Mil $750/Year 3 free per event. Additional tickets offered at discounted rate.
Diamond $1Mil - $4Mil $900/Year 3 free per event. Additional tickets offered at discounted rate.
Platinum $4Mil +  $1,250/Year

5 free per event. Additional tickets offered at discounted rate.

Features & Benefits
Unlimited Member Benefits
  • Membership benefits are fully transferable among the organizations board members, volunteers and staff
  • Easy to add new users to the organizational membership account
  • One convenient place to document your organization’s educational accomplishments!
Access to Top Quality Training & Support
  • Affordable, Accessible & Practical Skills Building & Professional Development
  • Programs for Board Members, Volunteers and Staff
  • No additional registration fees to attend workshops, seminars and networking opportunities (per workshop limits apply)
  • Invitations to VIP and Members-only Events and Workshops
  • Members Only Office Hours for select workshops that allow organizational and individual members to take a deeper dive with our workshop facilitators into the subject area covered in their workshop. 
Access to Cost-Saving Online Resources
  • Access to LinkedIn Learning’s Library of On-Demand Learning Modules (a value of $240 per year)
  • Annual Access to Qualtrics, an online survey software (a value of $300 per year)
  • Access to Searchable Data & Statistics tailored to our Region
  • Access to slides, handouts, outlines and supplemental learning materials for each workshop
Stay Connected
  • Subscription to the Center’s monthly e-newsletter
  • Priority notification of upcoming funding opportunities, workshop recommendations and current events.
Job Posting
  • Free posting of job opportunities on the Center’s online job board with positions highlighted in the monthly newsletter (a savings of $25 per post)
Join the Community
  • Join a community of nonprofit leaders committed to best practices and life-long learning.
  • Recognition of all members in the Center’s member directory with a link to organization’s website and/or email address.
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