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Learning and Leadership

Strong, skilled leaders are essential to building sustainable nonprofit organizations and a healthy, thriving community.  The Community Foundation’s learning and leadership offerings are designed with a commitment to continuous learning, high-quality programming and an exceptional learner experience.  In creating and promoting curriculum, we strive to connect learners to industry-leading subject matter experts as our facilitators and instructors. Together, our goal is to provide you with current and compelling insights, information and tools that can be applied to your work immediately.

Leadership Programs

Read more about our nonprofit leadership programs, like the Emerging Nonprofit Leaders Program, and the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network RVA (YNPN RVA).

The Learning Center

In the Learning Center you’ll find a variety of learning and networking opportunities and online resources for nonprofit staff and board members, throughout the year.  You can manage your learning experience in one place at your convenience, explore upcoming offerings, register for events, access course content and more.

You must be a registered/signed in user of ConnectVA to get a course in the Learning Center.

Here are the steps to getting started if you aren’t registered:

1) Register on ConnectVA with your name and current email address

2) Create a password and sign in with link sent to your email

3) Update your profile to set up your Learning Center personal account

  • open your dashboard (expand lime green button on left)
  • click on “GO TO YOUR PROFILE” and click “Edit” to update

4) Proceed to the Learning Center to register for a course

Questions?  Read our Learning Center FAQs!

Additional Learning and Leadership Opportunities in RVA

Learn more about our local learning partners in nonprofit management and leadership:

View local nonprofit management and leadership learning opportunities in our community on the ConnectVA Community Calendar: