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

How to Find Donors: Donor Prospecting and Solicitation 101 (Virtual)

Thursday, December 10
9:00 am to 12:00 pm

A partnership with Rochelle Greaves and Roxanne Tackie of Story Point Consulting, this half-day workshop will provide a high-level introduction to fundraising. Participants will learn how to create a culture of fund development in their organizations which includes the board and staff.

For more information or to register, click here.

Cultivating Long-Term Relationships: Donor Stewardship 101 (Virtual)

Thursday, January 21
9:00 am to 12:00 pm

A partnership with Rochelle Greaves and Roxanne Tackie of Story Point Consulting, this interactive, half-day workshop is best suited for volunteers and staff of nonprofits who are new to fundraising or have not received formal fundraising training, and have an active role in their organization’s fundraising activities.

For more information or to register, click here.

Effective Leadership: Performance Management – Two Sessions (Virtual)

Tuesday, January 26 and Wednesday, January 27
9:00 am to 12:00 pm each day

A partnership with Heather Erhard of Erhard Associates, this workshop consists of two 3-hour sessions. If you are a manager, supervisor, or executive director, who is striving to help your staff grow and improve their effectiveness, this is the learning opportunity for you! Participants will review leadership styles and models to manage performance effectively.

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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