Nonprofits should have a well-documented track record in developing programs that have a meaningful impact upon the community and the clients served; the ability to exercise good stewardship over financial and human resources; the ability to manage relationships among various community constituencies; and the ability to respond to change. Those organizations that make the investment in building organizational capacity are more likely to be in a position to sustain themselves over the long term.

To that end, I will be partnering with Chicago State University to host a free nonprofit capacity building workshop on Saturday, June 10, 2017, from 11:00 am -12:30 pm. You will learn: 1) Characteristics of sustainable organizations; 2) How to create sustainable change; 3) How to build your organization’s capacity to make a stronger impact to clients and communities. Register below. If you have any questions, contact me at I hope to see you there!

Valerie F. Leonard


Register here.