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Check out can’t miss nonprofit training opportunities


The Following events are Offered through the Center for Community Leadership and Nonprofit Excellence

Are you a nonprofit CEO, President, Senior Executive, current or incoming Board Member?

You are invited to attend two powerful board development training sessions hosted by the Scranton Area Community Foundation, through The Center for Leadership & Nonprofit Excellence!

Effectively Onboarding a New Board Member

You don’t want to miss this kick off training on February 28th, where Jesse Ergott and Teddy Michel talk about more than the onboarding process and tools. We will take a deeper look at your mission and values, needs and “why” of a board member, board culture, and more. Don’t miss this session . . . register TODAY!

Please register by Friday, February 23.

Essential Traits of an Effective Board Member

Join us again March 20th as we continue the conversation with Dave Price and the responsibility of a board member to Do, Donate, and/or Door Open.

Supercharge your grant writing using AI!

Join Philip Deng, CEO and Co-Founder of Grantable, for an introductory conversation on the intersection of artificial intelligence and the nonprofit sector. In this fireside chat, we’ll delve into the quickly changing landscape of technology, and you’ll have a chance to ask Philip questions about your curiosities and concerns.

Technology, marketing, and social media training series

On Wednesday, February 21st, the Center for Community Leadership and Nonprofit Excellence hosted Marketing Tips for Nonprofits. This session wasan introduction to a series of marketing sessions to be held quarterly throughout 2024. While you can attend just one session, it is highly recommended that participants register and attend the full series.


  • Thursday, April 4th: How to Make Social Media Work for You
  • Monday, July 8th: How to Use Your Smartphone as a Marketing Tool
  • Thursday, October 3rd: How to Successfully Market Your Events

Add these dates to your calendar! Registration links will be sent at a later date.

A special thank you to the Moses Taylor Foundation for their support of the Center for Community Leadership and Nonprofit Excellence.

Question about the Center training programs? Please contact Amy Betts, Community Impact Manager, at