The Central Virginia Academy for Non-profit Excellence (CVANE) is committed to equipping non-profit professionals with the skills and knowledge needed to cultivate thriving organizations. Take a look at our current class offerings below.

Register and pay by:

  • Option 1: Registering using the registration form on the individual event pages; you will be able to make payment via Paypal* or mail-in check.
    (*Paypal account not necessary when using that payment method- a debit/credit card can be used).
  • Option 2: Printing, filling in, and mailing the downloadable registration form with your check;

Networking Luncheon are typically $15 each, and most classes cost $49.00 each unless otherwise indicated.

Calendar 2018

Philanthropic Grantseeking Skills– Friday, February 23, 2018

“Geared toward novices, learn how to identify prospects, interpret guidelines, write competitive proposals, and manage relationships with philanthropic grantmakers over time.”

9:00am-12 noon

Location: United Way of Central Virginia Board Room

Speaker: Erika Mork, MBA, CFRE

Principal Consultant, Uncommon Good
Adjunct Professor of Nonprofit Leadership Studies, Lynchburg College
Registration Link: 

Networking Lunch & Speaker- Friday,  March 30, 2018   

Lunch 12:00, speaker 12:30-1:00pm

“Supporting staff with needs related to stress, burnout, and self-care” -Dr. Sharon Foreman

Networking Lunch & Speaker- Friday,  April 27, 2018

 Networking lunch 12:00, speaker 12:30-1:00pm

“Middle manager roles and responsibilities” -Dr. James Mundy

Conflict Management- Friday, May 25, 2018  

9:00am-12 noon 

Conflict management skill development, with Dr. Jimmy Roux