The Nonprofit Leaders Network (NLN) provides regular professional development opportunities, tangible tools and strategies, and a chance to connect with peers in a collaborative learning environment.

Although this series is designed for executive directors and board members, it is open to anyone who wants to learn more about effective nonprofit leadership.

2017-2018 Schedule

All sessions take place at Ecotrust Conference Center in downtown Portland from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Topics will focus on key elements that support effective organizations. Advanced registration is required for all events. Click on an event below to register.

October 25 The Leadership Dream Team - The Five Key Players You Must Have
December 06 Lean for the Nonprofit
February 01 Compliance – How to Know What to Do and Where to Begin
March 07 Federal and State Funding Shifts: What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know
April 04 Strategic Planning Through a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Lens
May 02 More Good Days: Cultivating a Culture of Engagement
June 06 Executive Director-Board Relations: How to Make It Work

Thank You Sponsors

Principles and Practices for Effective
Nonprofits in Oregon

The nonprofit sector plays a critical role in society. Nonprofits are essential to the well-being and vibrancy of our communities. While doing great mission-driven work, nonprofits must also be equipped to operate their organizations effectively and efficiently. NAO has developed Principles and Practices for Effective Nonprofits in Oregon – proven ethical, legal, equitable and effective best practice resources that nonprofits can access and use to guide their work. These Principles and Practices for Effective Nonprofits in Oregon embed Independent Sector’s Principles for Good Governance and Ethical Practice and contextualize them to Oregon. Resources available in the Principles and Practices for Effective Nonprofits in Oregon include curated and created materials. Learn more.

Not sure if this series is right for you? Call our Training Coordinator at 503-239-4001, ext. 123 or email