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 2017-2018

Networking Lunch & Speaker- Friday, October 27, 2017  

Oakwood Country Club

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

“Social Media & Crisis Messaging: Authoring an Effective Holding Statement” with Dr. Jeremy Langett


Lunch is $15 in cash or check at the event.

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990s- Thursday,  November 16, 2017  


“How to Conduct a Form 990 Review With Your Board” with Dr. David Murphy    

Holiday Social- Thursday, November 30, 2017


At the Dahlia downstairs

Networking Lunch & Speaker- Friday,  January 26, 2018   

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

Speaker TBD

Grantwriting Skills- Friday, February 23, 2018


Grantwriting Skills

Networking Lunch & Speaker- Friday,  March 30, 2018   

11 am speaker, 12:30-1:30 networking lunch

“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 12:30-1:00

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

Conflict Management- Friday, May 25, 2018  


Conflict management skill development, with Dr. Jimmy Roux