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Each month, we’ll post our ideas on sustainability, leadership, and inclusion in the nonprofit sector, and much more, as we continue to meet and discuss these issues as peers.

From left to right, Roberto Herrera, Iosefa Alofaituli, Georgina Maldonado, and Ernesta Wright speak at the March 2022 Ready to Grow Peer Learning & Coaching Cohort session.

Journeying and Learning: A Powerful Conversation with Nonprofit Leaders

In mid-March, our Ready to Grow cohort of nonprofit leaders met in-person for the first time since the cohort’s January launch. And it felt so great to gather together in the same room as three-dimensional humans, outside of our small Zoom boxes. Here, we share the wisdom of our panelists with you – in the hope that their words and encouragement can inspire your journey as a leader, just as they inspired our cohort participants. Keep reading!

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Small Nonprofits, Big Challenges

The Ready to Grow Peer Learning & Coaching Cohort specifically focuses on small nonprofits primarily led by people of color. From January through August of this year, our 25 Cohort participants will be meeting monthly to focus on capacity-building and growth, and the challenges of meeting community needs. The goal of this Cohort is to increase the stability, effectiveness, and resilience of nonprofits and their leaders. Here’s what we know so far from our small nonprofits.

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Disproportionately Affected

This month, we want to talk about the significant challenges faced by BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) nonprofit leaders, especially those focused on difficult social justice issues. This topic is on our mind as we get ready to launch the Ready to Grow Peer Learning & Coaching Cohort, a cohort comprised of 25 BIPOC-led and serving nonprofits with revenues around or less than $1M.

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09/21/2022 – Social Identity & Cultural Awareness Workshop, Meet the Cohort, and More

09/07/2022 – Social Identity & Cultural Awareness Workshop, V|LEAD, and More

08/24/2022 – Liberatory Workplaces Workshop, Upcoming Summit, and More

08/10/2022 – Liberatory Workplaces Workshop, Meet the Cohort, Upcoming Summit, and More

07/27/2022 – Organizational Strategy Workshop, Meet the Cohort, Upcoming Summit, and More

07/13/2022 – Bonus July Workshop, Meet the Cohort, and More

06/30/2022 – July Workshop, Meet the Cohort, and More

06/15/2022 – July Workshop, Meet the Cohort, Equity in OC Funding, and More 

05/25/2022 – Building a Meaningful Social Media Strategy Workshop, Meet the Cohort, and More

05/03/2022 – Meet the Cohort, May Workshop, and Resources

04/19/2022 – One More April Workshop, More Meet the Cohort, and New Blog Alert

03/31/2022 – April Workshops + Meet the Cohort

02/17/2022 – Attend Our Upcoming Workshop and Read Our New Blog!

01/18/2022 – Press Release: Ready to Grow Cohort and Facilitators Announced | Upcoming Workshop in February

12/22/2021 – Announcing Our Peer Learning & Coaching Cohort | Sign Up for Our January Workshop

11/30/2021 – How Nonprofits can Benefit from Next Week’s Workshop

11/16/2021 – Cohort Applications Due Friday | Sign Up for Workshops | And More

11/09/2021 – Cohort Info Session Tomorrow, 11/10

11/02/2021 – Upcoming Info Session on Nov. 10

10/29/2021 – Cohort Application Deadline Extended

10/26/2021 – Cohort Applications Due this Friday!

10/19/2021 – Ready to Grow Cohort Applications Due 10/29

10/12/2021 – Sign Up for Free Workshops to Help Your Organization Grow!

10/05/2021 – Apply for the Ready to Grow Cohort

09/28/2021 – Are You “Ready to Grow”?

09/21/2021 – Launch Day is Here!