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CENTRAL VIRGINIA ACADEMY FOR NONPROFIT EXCELLENCE

Equipping Nonprofit Professionals And Volunteers

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WHO WE ARE

The Central Virginia Academy for Nonprofit Excellence (CVANE) exists to
improve the quality, integrity, and effectiveness of Central Virginia’s charitable organizations
through the education of board members, staff, and volunteers.


By strengthening, educating and engaging non-profits, CVANE seeks to help improve the quality of life in Central Virginia through improved program operations, increased resources for families and individuals, and greater impact of charitable donations.


CVANE provides unique training by seasoned professionals who are experts in their respective fields, and offers training at an affordable cost to ensure accessibility to a wide range of nonprofit organizations in Lynchburg and its surrounding counties.

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EVENTS

Equipping Nonprofit Professionals And Volunteers

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Key Speaker

CREATING CONNECTIONS

Networking events during December and May for nonprofits to gather and connect with each other.

YEARLY TRAININGS

Past sessions include:
Board 101, Form 990, Philanthropic Grant Writing Skills, Stepping Up Your Giving, & Board Engagement, Grant Writing 101 & 102, Cybersecurity, Social Media Marketing, and more!

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OUR PARTNERS

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SHARE GREATER LYNCHBURG

Collaborative Partner

We are thankful for the partnership with SHARE Greater Lynchburg. We partner with them for Board of Directors Best Practices 101: For First Time Board Members.

UNITED WAY OF CENTRAL VIRGINIA

Facilties Use

We are thankful for the partnership with United Way of Central Virginia to be able to use their board room for our trainings for 2023-2024.

United Way Incubator Project - Caroline Hudson Scholarship

In support of the nonprofit incubator project at United Way of Central VA and in memory of Caroline Hudson, we hold four seats for each training in-person on our 2023-2024 for participants of the incubator program to attend for free. 

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"Great things are done by a series of small things brought together"

Vincent van Gogh

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Upcoming Events

  • Capital Campaign Project Management for Nonprofits with Rob Johnson
    Capital Campaign Project Management for Nonprofits with Rob Johnson
    Fri, Mar 29
    Lynchburg
    Mar 29, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Lynchburg, 1010 Miller Park Square, Lynchburg, VA 24501, USA
    Mar 29, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Lynchburg, 1010 Miller Park Square, Lynchburg, VA 24501, USA
    March 29, 2024 Capital Campaign Project Management for Nonprofits with Rob Johnson Funder Visit - United Way - Kim Soerensen Location: United Way of Central VA Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
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  • How to Engage Volunteers & Excite Your Community with Tom Gerdy & Todd Blake
    How to Engage Volunteers & Excite Your Community with Tom Gerdy & Todd Blake
    Fri, Apr 26
    Lynchburg
    Apr 26, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Lynchburg, 1010 Miller Park Square, Lynchburg, VA 24501, USA
    Apr 26, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Lynchburg, 1010 Miller Park Square, Lynchburg, VA 24501, USA
    April 26, 2024 How to Engage Volunteers & Excite Your Community with Tom Gerdy & Todd Blake Funder Visit - Bank of the James Location: United Way of Central VA Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
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  • Cocktails & Conversations
    Cocktails & Conversations
    Thu, May 09
    7 Rooftop Bar
    May 09, 2024, 5:00 PM – May 10, 2024, 7:00 PM
    7 Rooftop Bar, 1208 Commerce St, Lynchburg, VA 24504, USA
    May 09, 2024, 5:00 PM – May 10, 2024, 7:00 PM
    7 Rooftop Bar, 1208 Commerce St, Lynchburg, VA 24504, USA
    Join us on May 9, 2024 for Cocktails & Conversations at the 7 Rooftop Bar in downtown Lynchburg, VA from 5:00-7:00 p.m. We hope to see you there!
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  • Legal Obligations of Nonprofit Boards and Their Members Training with David Neumeyer, Virginia Legal Aid Society
    Legal Obligations of Nonprofit Boards and Their Members Training with David Neumeyer, Virginia Legal Aid Society
    Fri, Feb 23
    Lynchburg
    Feb 23, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Lynchburg, 1010 Miller Park Square, Lynchburg, VA 24501, USA
    Feb 23, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Lynchburg, 1010 Miller Park Square, Lynchburg, VA 24501, USA
    February 23, 2024 Legal Obligations of Nonprofit Boards and Their Members Training with David Neumeyer, Virginia Legal Aid Society Funder Visit - Schewel Foundation - Marc Schewel Location: United Way of Central VA Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
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MEET THE BOARD

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GLORIA WITT

President
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DAVID NEUMEYER

Secretary 
Virginia Legal Aid Society

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SHANNON WATTS

Recording Secretary 
CFRE, Key Fundraising

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MARK HARRISON

Treasurer

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SARAH BLANKENSHIP

Board Member

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ROB JOHNSON

Board Member
BWXT Nuclear Operations Group-Lynchburg.

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DONATE

Click below to donate to CVANE!

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CONTACT CENTRAL VIRGINIA ACADEMY FOR NONPROFIT EXCELLENCE

c/o CVCC 3506 Wards Rd Lynchburg VA 24502

(434) 544-8775

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