The Central Virginia Academy for Nonprofit Excellence (CVANE) exists to improve the quality,
CVANE will provide unique training by seasoned professionals who are experts in their respective fields, and offered at a reasonable cost to ensure broad accessibility to a wide range of service providers. Region 2000 includes over 1,000 tax-exempt
The concept for the Academy started in July 2012 by a group of
The Central Virginia Academy for Nonprofit Excellence will:
- Provide courses that meet the professional development and training needs of nonprofit staff, board members, and volunteers.
- Introduce local nonprofit organizations to best practices and proven approaches from throughout the country.
- Provide opportunities for networking and collaboration among local nonprofit organizations.
- Grow collaboration and connection, planning, funding, program impact, and sustainability among
nonprofitsin our area.
- Maintain directories of the names and contact information for local
nonprofitorganizations, local consultants and training providers, and on-lineinformational resources.
- Increase leadership, service, and individual and group success within our community.
The board members, officers, and staff of CVANE are:
Members (in alphabetical order, and their organizations for identification purposes):
- Betty Brickhouse, Central Virginia Alliance for Community Living
- Tracey Dixon, Lynchburg Daily Bread
- Francie Dye, Central Virginia Community College
- Caroline Hudson, YWCA of Central Virginia
- Dr. James Mundy, LynCAG
- David Neumeyer, Virginia Legal Aid Society
- Dr. Jimmy Roux, Lynchburg College
- Deborah Silverman, Central Virginia Alliance for Community Living
- Shannon Watts, CFRE, Key Fundraising
- Harriet Whitten, Consultant
- David Neumeyer – President
- Dr. Jimmy Roux – Secretary
- Caroline Hudson – Treasurer
- Kendall Faris-Program Coordinator
Central Virginia Community College provides administrative, marketing, and registration support. http://cvcc.vccs.edu/
The Greater Lynchburg Community Trust has provided generous start-up funding for CVANE. http://www.lynchburgtrust.org/ and the Easley Charitable Trust have provided generous program support and capital needs funding respectively for CVANE.
Oakwood Country Club provides classroom space and meals at modest cost for CVANE events. http://oakwoodcc.net/