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Training for Executive Directors of regional nonprofits.

Nonprofit Academy features make it unique and valuable.

  1. Participation is free. 
  2. Nonprofit Academy participants create their curriculum. The Community Foundation does not assume the training needs. Instead, we ask participants what topics are most important to them, just like we do with our initiatives. What are nonprofits missing that will advance their organization the most?
  3. Participants listen and learn from each other. At the start of their meetings, participants will share recent achievements and seek wisdom from their peers.

The skills in fundraising, marketing, supervision…Working with a board, ensuring compliance/law, HR, budgets/finances are all new fields to me. EDs are expected to wear so many hats…I need help with those various hats. I also hope to expand my network of friends/colleagues I can call upon when I need help.”

2020 Nonprofit Participating Organizations
Artists’ Co-operative of Reno
Arts for All Nevada
Bristlecone Family Resources
Children’s Cabinet
David J. Drakulich Foundation
Food Bank of Northern Nevada
For Kids Foundation
Hart Foundation
National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
Nevada Community Action Association
Northern Nevada Literacy Council
Northern Nevada Math Club
Safe Embrace
Tahoe Public Art
Tahoe’s Connection for Families
TheatreWorks of Northern Nevada
United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra

2019 Nonprofit Academy Participating Organizations:

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada
Communities in Schools
Cultural Alliance Nevada
Dress for Success
Girls on the Run – Sierras
Nevada Educational Advocacy Center for Children & Youth
Nevada Historical Society
Nevada Outdoor School
Pioneer Center
Reno Little Theater
ROC Foundation
Sierra Arts Foundation
Step 2
Tahoe Rim Trail Association
Urban Roots