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Leadership is the critical starting point to have effective programs and staff performance within your organization.

A strong nonprofit leader drives a sense of mission down through the organization, upward into the board and outward in the community.

- Paul Light, "Grasping for the Ring: Defining Strong Nonprofit Leadership"

While great nonprofit leaders are typically "big idea" people, they do not need to be your organization's chief storyteller, spokesperson, or fundraiser. Use the resources and trainings below to learn more about leadership.

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How To Get Your Technology Funded

In partnership with:   This training counts for Excellence in Principles & Practices. Email Akila Copeland to opt in. You can’t do your job without technology. It’s that simple. Funders need to know that the computers, software, and other technology tools your... Learn More ›
Thursday, November 29, 2018 11:00 am
Idealware Webinar
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Diversity & Inclusion Part 2: Harassment, Discrimination, and Conflict Management

Our professional development trainings are made possible by the generous support of U.S. Bank     This highly interactive program provides leaders, managers, and line supervisors with everything they need to know about how employment lawsuits arise and best practices for avoiding... Learn More ›
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 12:00 pm
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
2401 Welton St, Conference Room, Denver, CO, 80205

Effective Messaging

Our professional development trainings are made possible by the generous support of U.S. Bank     Too often when nonprofits speak to the audiences they are trying to influence, they lead with their values instead of the values of the target audiences. Using a tool called the... Learn More ›
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 9:30 am
Training Webinar,

Member Benefit Review

Learn about membership with Colorado Nonprofit Association! Whether you are a new member, considering membership, or would like a refresher, member benefit reviews are the best way to learn about all the benefits of membership including  free professional development trainings* group... Learn More ›
Thursday, December 13, 2018 9:00 am
Training Center
789 Sherman St, Ste 100, Denver, 80203

Development Roundtable

Join us for coffee and conversation with your development peers!  
Thursday, January 10, 2019 8:15 am
Tim Gill Center for Public Media
315 E. Costilla Street, Colorado Springs, CO, 80903

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