2020 Workshops by Content Area

The Center continues to bring you high-quality professional development designed with the nonprofit professional in mind. Our half day and full day courses on a variety of topics equip you for a successful future.

For the rest of 2020, all C4NPR Professional Development workshops on Zoom will be offered at no cost to you! Thank you for everything you do for our community.

If you have questions, please review the FAQ‘s or contact us at info@c4npr.org


To register, scroll down through the list of workshops below and click on the name of the workshop that interests you. This link will take you to the event page.  Once there, click the green “Register Now” button to complete your registration in Zoom.

Cancellation Policy

Please review all event details prior to completing your registration. If you need to cancel a registration please use the link on the bottom of your Zoom confirmation email.


Most of our workshops provide CFRE (Certified Fundraising Executive) credit.  For more info about CFRE, click on the logo below

Professional Development Workshops by Content Area

The series are not in alphabetical order, so please scroll all the way to the bottom to ensure you see all of the workshops. To review the course catalog for 2020 click here.

Fundraising, Marketing and Communications

Make Far More Money With Your Donor Communications

Tom Ahern  |   On Zoom  

October 13, 2020  |   10:00 am – 11:00 am  

October 15, 2020  |   10:00 am – 11:00 am  

October 27, 2020  |   10:00 am – 12:00 pm  

Tom Ahern- You’ve read his books and blogs and watched his videos. You’ve heard his name in certain circles… and it always makes you smile. Tom Ahern is coming to Toledo! Tom’s training is about just one thing: helping your nonprofit make MORE money from its investment in donor communications.

Join Tom for 3 sessions on Zoom. In parts 1 and 2, Tom will teach the nuts and bolts basics of fundraising communications and 6 things that are critical to every donor appeal. Then in session 3, Tom will live critique select participant work so we can all learn together.

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Board of Directors

Leadership and Human Resources Series

What It Really Means To Be An Executive Director

Tamela Spicer |   On Zoom

November 10, 2020  |   9:00 am – 12:00 pm

We do no have permission to record this session

 As an executive director, how can you move from being the one who does it all to the one who facilitates it all happening? That’s the question we’ll address during this interactive workshop led by Tamela Spicer. 

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Shared Leadership

Tamela Spicer |   On Zoom

November 17, 2020  |   9:00 am – 12:00 pm

We do not have permission to record this session 

As organizational leaders continue to face new challenges in balancing the need for transparency and flexibility with the drive it takes to accomplish your mission, the sector needs to move toward more shared leadership models. 

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Diving Deeper: Library Resources for Nonprofits

11/19/2020   |   2:00 pm – 4:00 pm  

To win grants, you need the most up-to-date, complete information you can get about grant makers and the grants they’ve made. How can you get that? Only from the comprehensive database and powerful search tools Foundation Directory Online offers. Zachary Huber of the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library will provide an overview of the directory, run sample searches and answer questions to help grant-seekers understand this valuable tool available for use through the library’s business department.

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Nonprofit Management Certificate Program

Select sixty hours from among our core focus workshops over the next two years, and upon completion of those hours you will be awarded The Center for Nonprofit Resources Nonprofit Management Program Certificate. These workshops are affordable, informative, entertaining and rewarding. This year’s list of workshop options is posted above, with more updates as workshops are added. Click here to learn more

Minority Executive Leadership Certificate Program

This program includes mentoring and goal setting for those interested in moving into nonprofit management positions or improving current skills. Click here to learn more