Training and Keynotes

Our trainings and keynotes provide practical tools and techniques for overcoming barriers nonprofit organizations face everyday. Our goal is to help you reimagine how you do your work in order to unlock new opportunities for building engagement with your staff, board, and audiences.

Creation In Common has trained thousands of nonprofit professionals through live and online events. Also, we have presented trainings and keynotes for a variety of regional and national organizations, including…

  • Americans for the Arts
  • Alliance for Nonprofit Management
  • Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence
  • Association of Fundraising Professionals
  • Care Providers of Minnesota
  • Minnesota Planned Giving Council
  • North Dakota Arts Council
  • Southern Minnesota Nonprofit


Creation In Common’s lead consultant Carlo Cuesta engages audiences through creative and though-provoking topics that reframe how the field at-large approaches its work in the nonprofit sector. Carlo has been invited to speak at board and staff meetings as well as regional and national convenings of field professionals.

A few of the topics Carlo speaks on include…

  • Defining Your Value in the Community
  • Creating a Brand that Expresses & Delivers
  • Sharing Your Passion Through Storytelling
  • Building a Public Milestone Strategy
  • Aligning Action to Impact
  • Governing for Innovation
  • Rediscovering the Nonprofit Field’s Creative Spirit

For more information, contact Carlo directly at or call 651-647-4443