2017 Training Schedule

Sessions are from 3 - 4:30 p.m. in our office at 101 W. Main Street, Suite 4500 (fourth floor), in the World Trade Center in Norfolk. 


10 Community Grant Guidelines Overview
24 Collecting Data on Education
31 Collecting Data on Arts


7 Making Outcomes Count
14 Community Grant Guidelines Overview
21 Grant Application Tips


7 Turning Activities into Outcomes: Program Logic Models
14 Community Grant Guidelines Overview


11 Developing and Using Surveys
18 Grant Application Tips


16 Collecting Data on Senior Citizens
23 Collecting Data on Poverty


13 Collecting Data on Health


No trainings at this time


8 Making Outcomes Count
15 Collecting Data on Homelessness


26 Turning Activities into Outcomes: Program Logic Models


No trainings at this time.


7 Applying for a grant

  • One- and two-day courses taught through the Academy for Nonprofit Excellence on all kinds of helpful topics. We started the academy in 2005 in partnership with Tidewater Community College and continue to underwrite it to keep costs low -- $60 to $85 per class. The academy regularly brings experts to teach about board development, communications, fundraising, human resources, legal issues and other key nonprofit topics. Take enough courses and you can join the more than 100 professionals who have earned a Certificate in Nonprofit Management. Request to join the Academy's enewsletter to be the first to know about upcoming classes.
  • Building Excellence program. This program started in 2008 has already provided 21 area nonprofits with ongoing technical expertise to help them develop and implement long-range fundraising plans. There are two nonprofits in the midst of ongoing training with The Curtis Group while past participants who meet quarterly for updates and special training. Previous participants are listed below. Applications are not currently being accepted for new participants.