We look forward to seeing you at the Nonprofit Institute on 2/6/2020  from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm at the California Endowment Building, 1414 K Street, Suite 100, Sacramento, California 95814. Please note: parking is available in paid lots only. 


Our Nonprofit Labs are a deep-dive day filled with networking and learning the best practices to bring back to your nonprofit.  The day is focused on providing practical strategies to help nonprofits be more effective in fundraising, communications, board development and management. Hear what past participants have to say about our training. Our attendees are Executive Directors, Development Directors, Marketing Managers, Program Directors and Board Members. 75% of our attendees have 10-12 years of experience in the nonprofit sector. 


  • Morning Coffee and Welcome

  • Morning workshops 

  • Networking lunch

  • Consulting Cafe

  • Afternoon workshops

  • 6.0 CEUs through CFRE


Advertise your programs, products and services. Exhibitor prospectus available for download here


Our interactive institutes are taught at an intermediate to advanced level. We offer a wide range of nonprofit topics.


Proposal due date is 10/15/2019. We are looking for interactive workshops taught at the intermediate to advanced level. 

Scholarships Available 
Limited budget? Email   info@nonprofitlearninglab.org to secure a partial scholarship.
Group Registration
Register as a group and save: If you are sending three or more staff people from one organization, register as a group and save $10 per person.
Limited budget? Volunteer at the Event
Does your organization have a limited budget for professional development? We provide 10 volunteer slots at each institute for nonprofit professionals. Volunteers must arrive at 7:45 am and stay until 3:45 pm. As a volunteer, you can attend all the workshops. Please email  info@nonprofitlearninglab.org to inquire about volunteer. Please share with us the following: a) position within your organization, b) name of organization and website & c) why you are interested in volunteering.  


Check-In and Coffee | 9:00 am - 9:15 am

Welcome  | 9:15 am - 9:25 am 

MORNING WORKSHOPS | 9:35 am - 10:45 am |Program participants choose one workshop during each time block


Trainer: Christine Calvin & Tania Fowler| Interplay Coaching

It's All in What You Ask: How Powerful Questions Lead to Better Outcomes

Trainer: Lori Guidry| Candid.

How to Cultivate Meaningful Relationships with Grantmakers

MORNING WORKSHOPS | 10:55 am - 12:05 pm | Program participants choose one workshop during each time block

Trainer: Jessica Li | Justice & Logic: Non-Profit Consulting

Curbing Non-Profit Turnover Through Community Care Practices

Trainer: Mark Santiago | Converge Digital

SNL Strategy for FB Fundraising

NETWORKING LUNCH| 12:10 pm - 1:10 pm 

  • Network and connect with colleagues, and institute participants

  • Consulting Cafe: Have specific questions that you want answered? Meet one-on-one for 15 minutes with a nonprofit expert. Sign up will be available at registration desk when you check in at the start of the day!

AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS | 1:15 pm - 2:25 pm | Program participants choose one workshop during each time block

Trainer: Lisa Krueger | iDonate

How Incorporate Digital Technology Into Your Digital Strategy

Trainer: Aimee Sheridan | Aimee Sheridan Company

Plan the Work. Work the Plan (and the surprising twist that changes everything)

AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS | 2:35 pm - 3:45 pm Program participants choose one workshop during each time block

Trainer: Michael Kass | Story & Spirit

Powerful Storytelling: How to Stand Out in a Noisy World

Trainer: Leah Weiner | Nonprofit Learning Lab

Volunteer Management: Managing Highly Skilled Volunteers

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Contact us today to find out more  info@nonprofitlearninglab.org 

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