workshops and events

Tech Trends to Watch in 2020: A Free Discussion Panel

From our partners at Idealware - Free Webinar Thursday, February 18th (10:00am - 11:00am)

In this discussion on the tech trends your organization should know about in 2020, our panelists will tackle these topics and answer audience questions while focusing on what’s worth our attention and what practical steps we can take to prepare for the future.



Establishing Tech Policies for Your Nonprofit 

3 sessions with our partners at Idealware

Thursdays, March 5th - March 19th (10:00am - 11:30am)

If you don’t have written policies—and regular training to ensure that people understand them—your organization may face bigger risks than you think. Over three 90-minute webinars, we’ll walk you through the questions you should consider as you develop policies to protect your nonprofit.


Members $108 and Not-Yet-Members $135


Executive Director: Board Chair Boot Camp 2020  - SOLD OUT!

Thursdays from 4:30-7:30pm January 9, January 30, February 20, March 12, & March 26 

This five-part series will support board chairs and executive directors in strengthening their partnerships, preparing them to better lead and navigate change within their organizations. Organizations must apply to participate. Only 10 organizations will be accepted into the program, lead by Nancy Olson. Nancy has over 30 years of experience in nonprofit management, professional and personal development, civic engagement, leadership development, philanthropy, and social change. Fee is $300 for Members (only $50 to add a Vice Chair) and $400 for Not-Yet-Members (only $50 to add a Vice Chair) - Includes dinner at each session

Cultural Humility for for Organizations - SOLD OUT!

Friday, January 17, 2020 (9:00am-2:00pm)

For this event we have partnered with HSU's Office of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion as well as the North Coast Equity Alliance to bring this special offering to you. Please join facilitators Dr. Edelmira Reynoso & Meridith Oram for this special offering. Instruction, Materials, and Lunch are included.

Members $30 and Not-Yet-Members $40 


February Board Leadership Roundtable

Executive Director & Board Relationships

Monday, February 3, 2020 (11:30-1:00pm)

What does a healthy partnership between a nonprofit board and the executive director look like? How can board members show up in ways that foster a relationship of courage, creativity, and collaboration? Join us as we explore what hinders effective Board/ED relationships and what contributes to them becoming powerful partnerships.Bring your own lunch and we will share tea and coffee.

Members $10 and Not-Yet-Members $20 


The Complete Infographic Toolkit for Nonprofits:

From Data to Action in Four-Parts with our partners at Idealware

Thursdays, February 6 through 27th (10:00am - 11:30am)

Over 4 Thursdays, Idealware will help you see what kinds of data are best translated into infographics and find the stories hidden in the numbers. The course will help with setting your goals & finding your data; defining your format & content; tools to do it yourself; and show you what it takes to complete the job. NorCAN Member Discount Code (NorCAN2020)

Members $144 and Not-Yet-Members $180 


Grantwriting Basics

Friday, May 29, 2020 (9:30am-4:30pm)

Learn the basics & considerations about writing grant proposals. Beverages, Lunch, & Materials are included.

Members $90 & Not-Yet-Members $110

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