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We are deeply grateful for your contribution. If you have questions, please call us at, or. The Center for Nonviolent Communication is incorporated as a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Follow links below for more information and the opportunity to donate online or donate offline here.
Give to the CNVC General Fund: Goal in 2012 $300,000
By giving an unrestricted donation you contribute to the continuing spread of Nonviolent Communication. This funds the core administrative budget necessary for this vital work to continue and thrive, and focuses resources where the staff and Global Coordinating Council believe the need is greatest. Be part of our goal of 1000 people giving $25 or more per month and provide the stability to contribute more broadly. Make a one-time donation, or donate monthly to the Foundation for the Dream campaign » .
Here is another way you can support the Foundation for the Dream campaign if you live in the United States.
Donate your car, boat, truck, RV, Jet Ski or snowmobile to Center for Nonviolent Communication and receive a tax deduction. This no cost, no hassle process begins when you contact our fundraising partner, Donation Line LLC at 877-227-7487. Make sure to ask for our extension, 2781. Or you can click here "Donate Car" to donate online now.
Give to the Tuition Reduction Fund:
For International Intensive Training and Leadership Development: Our goal is to develop leaders around the world who can build community groups and train others in the core skills and consciousness of NVC. These funds support tuition reduction and travel costs for intensive training in Nonviolent Communication. Donate to the Tuition Reduction Fund » .
Support NVC Research: Goal $100,000
Objective: To demonstrate the value of NVC training in schools and other institutions. We currently have an NVC in schools research project in progress. We are also seeking $30,000 to research the effects of introducing NVC into a treatment center in Virginia
Support the NVC Book Giveaway Campaign:
Since 2003, PuddleDancer Press has donated over 50,000 NVC books to organizations, decision-makers and individuals in need around the world. This program is supported in part by donations to CNVC. To ensure the continuation of this program, please make a tax-deductible donation to CNVC, earmarked to the Book Giveaway Campaign. Support the campaign here » .
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Donate to a Project:
The following geographic and theme programs and projects support our mission in specific areas. Once our preset funding goal (listed after the project title) has been met for one of these projects or programs, the list will be adjusted.
Give to the Asia Project: Goal $25,000
Objective: To spread Nonviolent Communication (NVC) in Asia so that people, guided by its principles, may live their lives peacefully and work for social development. Support the campaign Asia Project » .
To read more about this project, visit the Asia Project status page.
Give to the Eastern Europe Project: Goal $25,000
Objective: To train teams of local citizens in Eastern European countries to make NVC training available within their countries and to live and work in harmony with the mission and vision of CNVC. Funding will be used to cover travel costs and training fees for project coordinator Eva Rambala to travel to the eleven countries (Bosnia & Herzegovina, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Serbia & Montenegro, Turkey, and Ukraine) where networks are being formed to practice and spread NVC. Also, Russia is a high priority country where Eva will be working to build a network in the coming year. Support the Eastern Europe Project » .
To read more about this project, visit the Eastern Europe Project status page.
Give to the Freedom Project:
Objective: To empower prisoners and "returnees" (to the community) with the freedom of inner peace through trainings in Nonviolent Communication (NVC) and mindfulness practice. This freedom enables us to live in harmony and integrity with ourselves and each other, and to realize the unique contribution we each make to the community which awaits our gifts. Support the Freedom Project » .
To read more about this project, visit the Freedom Project status page.
Give to the Lusophone Project (Portuguese language): Goal $35,000
Objective: To support skills and social structures that protect and honor Life, by giving shanty town youth, police and Justice system workers, teachers and students access to viable alternatives to violence, through community based NVC sharing. Funding supports investment in new projects, materials and stipends for training. Support the Lusophone Project » .
To read more about this project, visit the Lusophone Project status page.
Give to S&E Asia/Oceania Governance: Goal $50,000
Objective: To support advocates for NVC living and working in South & East Asia/Oceania in establishing infrastructure to sustain trainers and supporters wanting to offer training and/or initiate NVC-related projects. Funding will be used to cover travel costs and training for advocates wishing to develop skills that allow them to participate in their own governance and/or negotiate with both Government and Non-Government funding entities in our area. Where it appears likely that doing so might serve to support our needs, funds may also be used to ‘purchase’ services from CNVC – e.g. training by Marshall and/or promotional materials. Support the SE Asia/Oceania Governance » .
Give to the Global Community Project: Goal $65,000
Objective: To support the world-wide sharing of information to enhance our effectiveness as an NVC community in living and sharing NVC collaboratively and using it to create life-serving systems. Funding will support design of web pages for the sharing of information about NVC groups and effective group operation in alignment with NVC consciousness; coordination of teleconferences and other opportunities to share information on NVC group-related topics such as event coordination and fundraising; and documentation and translation of the notes from these conferences. Support the Global Community Project »
To read more about this project, visit the Global Community Project status page.
Give to the Restorative Justice Project: Goal $50,000
The CNVC Restorative Justice Project aims to support dialogue and mutual learning between the NVC and Restorative Justice (RJ) communities, in the service of developing compassionate justice systems and effective means for increasing community safety. Over the last 4 years the practical application of NVC to restorative practices has been presented to many in the Restorative Justice community for the first time. A specific approach to conferencing - in which those normally considered victims, offenders and members of the community come together in the wake of crime or disagreement - has been developed and widely applied in the court, education, prison and social services community in Brazil. Called Restorative Circles, this work - developed by Dominic Barter, and guided by NVC - is now being shared and applied internationally. Support the Restorative Justice Project ». To read more about this project, visit the Restorative Justice Project status page.