Upcoming Workshops

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Board Leadership Institute 2019

5:00 - 7:00 pm

This six-month certificate program will enhance the knowledge and skills among leadership teams comprised of nonprofit board members and their head of staff (CEO or Executive Directors). The goal of the program is to improve board governance practices, fiduciary oversight and the skills and abilities of boards of directors to steward our region’s nonprofit organizations.

Nonprofit Resiliency Institute

Thanks to funding from Kaiser Permanente and the Amgen Foundation, sixteen local organizations impacted financially by the Thomas Fire will be selected to participate in the 2019 Nonprofit Resiliency Institute.

Nonprofit Leadership Council - January

11:30 - 1:30 pm

In this first gathering of the Nonprofit Leadership Council in 2019, we will learn about the importance of investing in our own vitality, identify practices that can enhance our lives, and talk together about how we can enhance personal and workplace well-being.

Media Relations 101

10:00 - 12:00 pm

The workshop includes specific tips, tactics and strategies to get you started or enhance your existing media efforts.

Setting Expectations, Accountability & Learning: SEAL the Deal With Your Teams

9:00 - 12:00 pm

What happens when a member of the team doesn’t seem to understand or deliver what you expect from them? How do you feel when it’s time to write and deliver a performance evaluation? In this workshop, you will practice learning and dialogue techniques to achieve a greater sense of confidence and understanding.

Discover Your Leadership Voice

9:00 - 12:00 pm

Everyone has a leadership voice, whether they know it or not. This workshop led by Scott Grabendike will help you understand your unique voice and other common voices, and how you can use this understanding to increase your team’s performance. Teams encouraged!

Introduction to Proposal Writing

9:00 - 3:00 pm

Perfect for the first-time grant writer or those interested in brushing up on the fundamentals, this introductory workshop provides an overview of the art of proposal writing.

Nonprofit Leadership Council - May

11:30 - 1:30 pm

Get up to date on current trends and topics, and network with colleagues at our May session of the Ventura County Nonprofit Leadership Council. This session will focus on "Change Management Done Well"

Perfecting the Pitch

9:00 - 12:00 pm

The Perfecting the Pitch Workshop will examine how to create a thoughtful, intentional ask that considers who your donor is and what they care about.

Intermediate Proposal Writing - Two Module Series

Perfect for expanding your grant writing skills, this intermediate workshop dives into the art of proposal writing by exploring the planning phases and each component of a winning proposal.