Non-Profit Courses

Managing a non-profit organization is a tough task regardless of how you look at it. Make sure your skills are current with our self-paced online Non-Profit Courses. All of our courses can be taken individually or as part of of our Certificate in Non-Profit Management. Each course combines an interactive study experience with the convenience of the Internet. Our non-profit management courses are perfect for individual professional development but also for organizations with a group of employees to train. Enroll today!

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Cost: $699.00

Access Time: 365 days

CFRE Credits: 23.0 | CEUs: 4.4


This certificate program covers key current management issues for nonprofit organizations. Fundraising, board and volunteer development, budgeting, financial statements, leadership and management, marketing and setting strategic direction are all addressed. The program also includes video commentary on these crucial topics to provide insight into how nonprofit professionals apply key concepts in their own organizations.


Complete Certificate in Nonprofit Management Description


Cost: $79.00

Access Time: 90 days

CFRE Credits: 3.0 | CEUs: 0.3


This course covers budgets and how they are used in nonprofit organizations. Learn the uses and functions of budgets and the relationship between strategic budgeting and tactical budgeting. This course also covers the organization-wide budget and various budget systems. The course will continue on to slightly more advanced budgeting topics such as capital budgets, cash flow budgets, and opportunity budgets but you will see how nonprofit organizations are using different budgeting techniques to handle operating challenges.


Complete Budgeting in a Nonprofit Organization Description


Cost: $79.00

Access Time: 90 days

CFRE Credits: 3.0 | CEUs: 0.3


This course covers the key terminology and practices surrounding running a successful capital campaign within a nonprofit organization. Learn about the phases of conducting a capital campaign including evaluation, feasibility study, organization, solicitation and post-campaign activities. The course also covers avoiding common pitfalls in capital campaigns. Expert video commentary, a case study and a vocabulary game will ensure you have a solid grasp of the material.


Complete Capital Campaigns Description


Cost: $150.00

Access Time: 90 days

CFRE Credits: 4.0 | CEUs: 0.4


This course offers an introduction to fundraising for nonprofit organizations. Learn how fund raising helps finance operating budgets and why nonprofits must raise money every year. In addition, special projects and improvements to facilities may be needed. In these situations, fund raisers will often launch large capital campaigns or apply for foundation grants.


Complete Fundraising for Nonprofit Organizations Description


Cost: $79.00

Access Time: 90 days

CEUs: 0.3


This course teaches you how to interpret the major financial accounting statements that are used by nonprofit organizations. You will gain an understanding of the types of financial statements used by nonprofit organizations and how they differ from for-profit financial reporting. Also, you should gain an appreciation of both the power and limitations of accounting information in assessing financial performance and decision-making.


Complete How to Read a Nonprofit Financial Statement Description


Cost: $150.00

Access Time: 90 days

CFRE Credits: 5.0 | CEUs: 0.5


This online course helps nonprofit grant writers identify funding sources and learn how to write proposals that are aligned with the organization's fundraising strategy. You will learn the six stages of the grant writing process and how to obtain capital grants and matching funds for special projects. This course includes best practices and grant writing case studies.


Complete Introduction to Grant Writing Description


Cost: $99.00

Access Time: 90 days

CEUs: 0.5


This course is designed to help new managers in the nonprofit sector. You will learn the challenges of nonprofit leadership and the skills for managing strategy, fundraising, grant writing, and more.


Complete Introduction to Nonprofit Management Description


Cost: $99.00

Access Time: 90 days

CFRE Credits: 3.0 | CEUs: 0.3


This course covers key issues surrounding leadership in a nonprofit organization. What is leadership? Why is it important? What does it require to be a leader? How does leadership in a nonprofit environment differ from the private sector? What is visionary leadership? What role should ethics play? You will learn foundations of leadership and how to be a successful leader. The actual work of leadership requires specific qualities and skills. Some of these skills are unique to the nonprofit sector.


Complete Leadership in a Nonprofit Organization Description


Cost: $399.00

Access Time: 180 days

CFRE Credits: 10.0 | CEUs: 1.0


Leading the Courtney Museum is an exciting simulation designed specifically for nonprofit managers. It challenges and engages participants while exploring real-world leadership issues confronted by nonprofit managers. You get to assume the role of executive director of the troubled Courtney Museum, and deal with a series of personnel, marketing, financial and board/community relations issues. As you make tough decisions, an adaptive scoreboard reflects the impact of those choices on the museum's prospects. Video commentary from experienced non-profit leaders provides qualitative context and explores the consequences of choosing different paths for reviving the museum.


Complete Leading the Courtney Museum Simulation Description


Cost: $150.00

Access Time: 90 days

CFRE Credits: 5.0 | CEUs: 0.5


Volunteers are the lifeblood of most nonprofit organizations. Board members are a special type of volunteer. They help to guide the direction of a nonprofit, to promote the organization in the community and to ensure that the nonprofit's mission is fulfilled. This course covers reasons people volunteer, how to make volunteer programs more successful, responsibilities of the nonprofit board, models for organizing a board and the differences between a nonprofit board and a for-profit board.


Complete Nonprofit Board and Volunteer Development Description


Cost: $79.00

Access Time: 90 days

CEUs: 0.3


This course covers marketing in the non-profit organization. Marketing is how nonprofits determine client and donor needs. As in the for-profit world, nonprofit marketing includes advertising, promotion, public relations and customer relationship management. This course examines how nonprofits use marketing to publicize their mission and to gather contributions of time and money. The course also discusses marketing planning in the nonprofit organization.


Complete Principles of Marketing for Nonprofit Organizations Description


Cost: $79.00

Access Time: 90 days

CEUs: 0.5


Social media is quickly becoming an acceptable form of communication and marketing in the business world. This online course introduces nonprofit workers to the uses of social media for engaging nonprofit members and donors. You will learn about major social media platforms and how to leverage them for fundraising.


Complete Social Media for Nonprofits Description


Cost: $79.00

Access Time: 90 days

CEUs: 0.5


This course covers the importance of strategy to the nonprofit organization. While nonprofit organizations are not concerned with profit maximization, they still benefit from following a strategy. A nonprofit's strategy constitutes its decisions about what it will do and how it will do it. By understanding a nonprofit's strategy and how it helps the organization fulfill its mission, a manager can do a better job implementing the strategy.


Complete Strategy for Nonprofit Organizations Description