Our Nonprofit Learning Centre

We offer low-cost, quality learning opportunities for Winnipeg’s nonprofit sector, so community organizations can deliver even more effective programs.

Building up the strength of Winnipeg’s nonprofit sector

Continuous improvement? Check! Fill up your tank with inspiration, new skills & knowledge at a United Way Winnipeg learning centre class.

In partnership with subject matter experts, United Way Winnipeg’s Learning Centre offers high quality, capacity-building opportunities at low cost, to enable participants to return to their workplaces with new knowledge and skills applicable to the work they do, and to demonstrate continuous improvement against recognized sector standards for nonprofits and charities in Canada.

If cost is a barrier to participation, please email Tamara Ingrilli.
Our Learning Centre is located on the first floor of our 580 Main Street offices.

Rent the Learning Centre to host your meeting

Hosting a meeting, presenting a speaker, throwing a press conference, getting up to 60 people together downtown?

• Free wi-fi • Secure reception • Full kitchen
• Nonprofit rate: $55.00 / 4 hours; $108.00 / 8 hours
• Corporate/Government rate: $135.00 / 4 hours; $270.00 / 8 hours
• Up to 11 free parking spaces subject to availability. Other parking.

Request a booking

Questions? Call 204-924-4286.

Upcoming learning opportunities

Legal Risk in Charitable Fundraising (Virtual)

Thursday, February 25
9:00 am to 11:30apm

This workshop will It will discuss best practices to help charities review their activities and implement policies to ensure compliance with current tax rules.

For more information or to register, click here.

Legal Issues in Human Resource Management (Virtual)

Tuesday, March 9
9:00 am to 11:30 am

This seminar will address a wide range of issues confronted by all charities in dealing with employees, from proper approaches to hiring to implementing terminations – and everything in between.

For more information or to register, click here.

Best Practices for Diversity in Board Governance (Virtual)

Thursday, April 8
11:30 am to 1:30 am

A partnership with Priti Shah of Praxis Conflict Consulting, this workshop will look at how your Board culture can actively embrace a spectrum of voices and lived experiences.

For more information or to register, click here.

Creating New Pathways Between Evaluation and Indigenous Communities (Virtual)

Wednesday, April 21
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

A partnership with Larry Bremner, this live virtual workshop will provide participants with a brief introduction to Euro-Western evaluation and the differences between Euro-Western approaches and Indigenous approaches to evaluation.

For more information or to register, click here.

Transformative Leadership: How to Excel as a Board Chair (Virtual)

Wednesday, May 5
9:00 am to 12:00 pm

This live virtual workshop will explore skills and best practices to help you to excel as a leader and as a Board Chair.

For more information or to register, click here.

Planning for Succession (Virtual)

Tuesday, May 25
9:30 am to 12:00 pm

A partnership with Deanna Lanoway of People First HR Services, this intensive, 2.5-hour workshop will help leaders understand where the next leaders will come from, how to develop their competencies for the future, and how to plan for transitions or absences.

For more information or to register, click here.

Workshops have limited capacity.
Register today to guarantee your spot!

Workshop Cancellation Policy

United Way Winnipeg reserves the right to cancel any workshop at any time. United Way Winnipeg will inform registrants via email of workshop cancellations at least 48 hours ahead of the workshop date. Participants registered for a workshop or session cancelled by United Way Winnipeg will receive a full refund.

Refund Policy

To request a full refund, registrants must cancel up to one week (five business days) before the workshop date (or start date for a multi-day workshop). No refunds will be issued to registrants who cancel within one week of the workshop date (or start date for a multi-day workshop). Registrants who do not show up for a workshop will be responsible for the full workshop ticket price.

Need co-working space? Rent a desk in our Innovation Centre.

The Innovation Centre offers shared work environments for both nonprofit & for-profit social purpose organizations.

Our co-working space facilitates communication, connections, and the sharing of ideas in a convenient, flexible, and affordable full or part-time workspace.

Our main floor meeting space is open to everyone, and all fees go to support our work in the community.

• Mailing address & mailbox • Tech-enabled meeting space • Full kitchen
• Free wi-fi • File storage • Free low-volume printer, copier & fax
• Access to paid bulk printing services

Current co-workers: ImagineAbilityManitoba Organization for Victim Assistance (MOVA), Manitoba Association for Rights & Liberties (MARL)Proactive Information ServicesSpark

Interested in learning more? Email Tamara at tingrilli@unitedwaywinnipeg.mb.ca

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