Resource Center Workshops & Other Learning Opportunities

Develop Your Skills at a Workshop
Gain new skills and walk away with practical ideas to implement at your organization at our half-day and full-day workshops on fundraising, grant writing, board development, financial management, volunteer management, and marketing. Check out our events calendar for Spring and Fall trainings!


Network with Your Peers
On-going support, knowledge sharing, problem solving and networking opportunities are available at Roundtables for Executive Directors, Financial Managers, Managers of Volunteers, and Social Media Professionals.

  • Executive Director Forum meet two or three times per year.
  • Financial Managers meet on the fourth Wednesday of the month from 9:00 am-10:30 am
  • Volunteer Managers meet on the first Wednesday of the month from 9:00 am - 10:30am
  • Social Media Professionals meet on the first Tuesday of the month from 9:00 am - 10:30 am

All meetings are held at the Volunteer Center of Sonoma County. For more information please call, 707-573-3399 x0.


Train Your Board of Directors
Are all your board members on the same page when it comes to understanding their roles and responsibilities? Have an expert come meet with your board! This two hour on-site training is tailored to meet your needs, focusing on:

  • legal roles and responsibilities
  • policy and planning
  • finance and fundraising
  • community relations
  • evaluation of the Executive Director
  • board recruitment and development
  • effective meetings

In addition, the trainer will guide you through an assessment of your board's strengths and help you develop a plan to make your board even more effective.

Check out the flyer below for more information. To get connected with a trainer, please call 707-573-3399.

Download an On-Site Board Training flier


Look Back at Our Nonprofit Conference

View a video from the lunchtime presentation, Nonprofit Ingite!, at the 2012 Nonprofit Conference on March 30th, where four speakers share their stories of nonprofit heroics using the Ignite! model.

A Special Thanks to the Progressive consultants Group for planning and organizing Ignite Nonprofits!