unlocking potential

UnlockIt Series


We’re pulled in many, many different directions and we don’t get the same time, ability, and tools to focus on strategy, growth, and problem-solving. Join our UnlockIt Series to master the tools and disciplines practiced by the world’s most admired leaders – and solve a few of your thorniest problems while you’re at it.

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About the Series:

any level

Open to leaders at any level of their nonprofit organization. Been the Executive Director for 20 years? Come learn tools to share with your team. Just started last week? Get off on the right foot by ensuring you’re ready to solve the problems in front of you.


$50 per participant per workshop

$120 per participant for the whole series (Purchase under Feb. 26 date)



Three two-hour workshops led by experienced nonprofit coaches and facilitators at:

Center for Nonprofit Advancement

1666 K Street, NW

Suite 440

Washington, DC 20006

There are two identical series. The dates are reflected below.


Workshop 1: Unlock Your Leadership

Series 1: February 26, 3-5PM

Series 2: April 9, 3-5PM

Correct fundamental misconceptions about leadership – and explore the characteristics and tools that build high-performing teams.

Workshop 2: Unlock Your Strategy

Series 1: March 12, 3-5PM

Series 2: April 23, 3-5PM

Practice developing a strategy using the Leadership Framework.

Workshop 3: Unlock Your People

Series 1: March 27, 3-5PM

Series 2: May 7, 3-5PM

Understand your key stakeholders and how to turn some of your less enthusiastic supporters into your biggest allies.


UnlockIt Series Scholarship Application

Unlocking Potential is a charitable organization that invests in human potential within the social sector. Through our 2019 Unlock Your Leadership Capacity Building Partnership Award; we are seeking to partner with 1 nonprofit organization serving residents of the District of Columbia that is committed to investing in unlocking the potential of its people to drive problem-solving, innovation and community transformation. This partnership award is valued as an in-kind contribution of $10,000.

The selected organization will be invited to identify a problem-solving team of 5 staff members and/or stakeholders to receive:

  • UP’s UnlockIt Series

  • Receive 3 months of individual leadership coaching

  • Participate in three months of team problem-solving facilitated by an Unlocking Potential coach and facilitator

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The applying 501c3 nonprofit organization serves residents of the District of Columbia specifically, if not exclusively. If Selected;