Capacity Building

An organization's capacity to achieve goals is a key function of effective organizational development. The Volunteer Manitoba capacity building training supports non-profits and charities to carry out these goals by advising how to start a non-profit and providing guidance in leadership and human resources. Our training programs also offer advice on marketing services and programs, implementing policies and procedures, and developing strategic plans.

Below is our full list of organizational development workshops that we can deliver directly to your group or organization.

Basics of Non-Profit Bookkeeping - 3 hrs
Effective Proposal Writing - 3 or 6 hrs
Managing Organizational Change - 3 hrs
Budgeting 101 for Non-Profits - 3 hrs
Social Media Basics for Non-Profits - 3 hours

To find out when these workshops will be delivered in-class, please visit our Training/Events Calendar!

Volunteer Manitoba's Emerging Leaders Program

Leadership Skills for Emerging Non-Profit Leaders

The non-profit sector is complex and always changing. Leaders need an informed and strengthened competency foundation for new environments and pressures.

This four-course program focuses on developing seven key leadership competencies to prepare you and your non-profit to face these challenges.

  1. Leadership Fundamentals
    Excel in your current leadership role or rise through the ranks of your organization by cultivating teambuilding, innovation and self-management skills needed in today's dynamic non-profit sector.

    Offered over 3 days, 3 hours each day | $400 (readings and some coursework is required between online sessions)

  2. Management Fundamentals
    Gain a solid foundation in HR management knowledge to hire, develop and supervise non-profit staff according to employment and safety legislation.

  3. Strategies for Building Partnerships
    Develop the critical skills to build partnerships to further your organization's mission and impact.

    3 hours | $95

  4. Proving Your Impact Through the Power of Story
    Use powerful storytelling to build strong connections, engage your team, your funders and your clients, and call more people to action.

    Offered over 2 days, 3 hours each day | $145 (readings and some coursework is required between online sessions)

** If you were enrolled in the Emerging Leaders program prior to 2020, a certificate will be issued by successfully completing the first, third and fourth course.

Public Workshops

To find out when these public workshops will be delivered, please visit our calendar.

Private Group Workshops

If you want consistent training for your whole team, we can bring this training straight to your organization. Email us to find out how we can set up a time to deliver this training privately to your group.


We can find the right consultant to help you complete a project for your organization.

Some examples on how we can help your organization with Capacity Building:

  • Operations review
  • Leadership development
  • Create/update job descriptions
  • Create a marketing plan
  • And much more!

No matter how small or large your project is, we can chat about your options! Email us!

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Kamillah El-Giadaa
Training & Development Manager
P: 204-477-5180 or toll free 1-888-944-4545