Our learning experiences will help you build collaborative capacity and make greater impact.

Build your capacity to work better together to address our region’s complex problems and create community assets for all. Learn to use systems practice, a process to understand the system you’re working in and identify leverage points for change, and explore a suite of skills and mindsets to help you create the conditions for meaningful collaboration. Take a look at our program areas below, find the path that is right for you and take the next step in strengthening your organization, network and community.



Technical Capacity Building

 Check out other local nonprofit and business programming at Northwestern Michigan College's Extended Education Department.


MI Capacity Building Centers

Michigan’s Capacity Building Center (CBC) Network consists of eleven organizations dedicated to learning, collaborating and providing services to nearly 44,000 nonprofits in Michigan. Check out our shared calendar for virtual learning experiences from CBC partners.

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Adapting To COVID-19 Resources

 We know things are challenging right now. We're here to help and so are many other organizations. We are curating virtual resources to inform your next actions as we move through COVID-19 together.

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