Course Catalog

Strengthen your team with Nonprofit University’s targeted training, a year-round schedule of certificate series and specialized courses covering the full range of nonprofit competency areas – from managing programs, facilities, and volunteers to finance, fundraising, marketing, human resources, and more.

Interested in multiple training opportunities? Check out our Nonprofit University Subscription options for discounted pricing on class packages or inquire about a custom training for your team.

Topics

Certificate of Nonprofit Organization Management

  • NPO 110 | The Nonprofit Organization
  • NPO 120 | Nonprofit Marketing and Communications
  • NPO 130 | Nonprofit Fundraising and Development
  • NPO 140 | Accounting for Your Mission: Finance for the Nonfinancial Manager
  • NPO 150 | Managing Staff and Volunteers

Certificate of Nonprofit Accounting Essentials

  • ACCT 110 | Introduction to Nonprofit Accounting, Part 1 (formerly ACCT 200)
  • ACCT 120 | Introduction to Nonprofit Accounting, Part 2 (formerly ACCT 205)
  • ACCT 130 | Nonprofit Financial Analysis (formerly ACCT 210)


Certificate of Nonprofit Accounting and Finance Operations

  • ACCT 210 | From Process to Strategy: Optimal Budgeting for Nonprofits (formerly ACCT 220)
  • ACCT 220 | Internal Controls and Accountability (formerly ACCT 230)
  • ACCT 230 | Audits and the Audit Committee (formerly ACCT 240)


Certificate of Nonprofit Facilities Management


Revenue Forecasting

QuickBooks Made Easy For Nonprofits Fundamentals Webinar: Desktop*

QuickBooks Made Easy For Nonprofits Fundamentals Webinar: Online*

Stay Exempt: IRS Compliance, 990s, and 501c3 Status

* Indicates a class that is not covered by the NU+ThinkHR subscription or general discounts and special promotions.

Certificate of Fundraising Essentials

  • FND 110 | Ethics in Fundraising
  • FND 120 | Intro to Corporate and Foundation Relations
  • FND 130 | Intro to Individual Donor Development
  • FND 140 | Intro to Government Funding
  • FND 150 | Fundraising and Special Event Planning
  • FND 160 | Intro to Development Planning and Budgeting


Certificate of Annual Giving Campaigns

  • FND 220 | Understanding Donors
  • FND 221 | Stories That Stick: Marketing and Communications for Fundraising
  • FND 222 | Annual Appeals
  • FND 223 | Annual Giving Planning


Certificate of Major Gifts Fundraising

  • FND 230 | Fundamentals of Major Giving
  • FND 231 | Matchmaker, Matchmaker: Donor Prospecting
  • FND 232 | The Art of the Ask: Donor Cultivation
  • FND 233 | Now What? Donor Stewardship


Certificate of Grant Writing & Management

  • FND 240 | Constructing a Powerful Case for Support
  • FND 241 | Writing Winning Grants for Foundation and Corporate Giving
  • FND 242 | Begin with the End in Mind: Grant Budgeting
  • FND 243 | Grant Reporting for Impact


Certificate of Digital Fundraising

  • FND 250 | Peer-to-Peer Fundraising: Building an Engaged Online Community
  • FND 251 | Digital Storytelling and Content Creation
  • FND 252 | Planning and Designing Digital Campaigns


Certificate of Capital Campaigns

  • FND 270 | Tools for Conducting a Winning Capital Campaign
  • FND 271 | Case Statements for Capital Campaigns
  • FND 272 | Donor Prospecting, Communications, and Recognition for Capital Campaigns
  • FND 273 | Cultivating Major Individual Capital Campaign Prospects
  • FND 274 | Corporate and Foundation Relations for Capital Campaigns
  • FND 260 | Defining Your Event
  • FND 261 | Executing Your Event


Writing the Annual Report

Writing the Annual Appeal Letter

Proven Methods for Securing Government Grants and Contracts

Donor Advised Funds

Certificate of Supervision and Management

  • MGT 110 | Understanding the Role of a Supervisor
  • MGT 120 | Transitioning from Tactical Manager to Strategic Leader
  • MGT 130 | Hiring and Evaluating Performance
  • MGT 140 | Employee Performance Challenges
  • MGT 150 | Understanding People, Building Teams


Certificate of Workplace Communication and Leadership

  • LDR 250 | Conflict Resolution: Dealing with Difficult People
  • LDR 251 | Managing Difficult Conversations
  • LDR 252 | Conflict Resolution: Getting Along in the Workplace
  • LDR 253 | Closing the Generation Gap in the Workplace


Certificate of Nonprofit Volunteer Management

  • VOL 110 | Introduction to Volunteer Management
  • VOL 120 | Volunteer Policies, Processes, and Structure
  • VOL 130 | Volunteer Recruitment, Development, Training, and Retention
  • VOL 140 | Making Volunteers Your Best Advocates and Leaders


Certificate of Nonprofit Human Resource Management

  • HR 210 | Strategic Human Resources Management
  • HR 220 | Strategic Talent Development and Performance Management
  • HR 230 | Employee Relations and Policy Management
  • HR 240 | Legal Compliance and Policy Development


Certificate of Change Management

Certificate of Emotional Intelligence

Planning a Retreat Your Team Will Love 

Time Management 

Certificate of Principle-Centered Leadership

Emerge* (formerly High Potential Diverse Leaders)

Managing Pressure and Maintaining Balance

Strategies for Eliminating Bias in Nonprofit Organizations

Creating a Culture of Inclusion 

* Indicates a class that is not covered by the NU+ThinkHR subscription or general discounts and special promotions.

Certificate of Nonprofit Marketing Essentials


Certificate of Nonprofit Social Media

  • SM 110 | Planning for Social Media Success
  • SM 120 | Best Practices in Social Media Platforms
  • SM 130 | Social Media Advertising
  • SM 140 | Social Media Analytics


All Together Now: Internal Communications at Your Organization

Crisis Communications for Nonprofits

On the Record: Better Media Interviews for Nonprofit Leaders

We are working on redesigning our Programs & Services training and look forward to announcing new options soon! In the meantime, you might be interested in these courses perfect for staff and managers in programs:

    NPO 140 | Accounting for Your Mission: Finance for the Nonfinancial Manager

    NPO 150 | Managing Staff and Volunteers

    ACCT 110 | Introduction to Nonprofit Accounting, Part 1

    ACCT 120 | Introduction to Nonprofit Accounting, Part 2

    ACCT 210 | From Process to Strategy: Optimal Budgeting for Nonprofits

    FND 242 | Begin with the End in Mind: Grant Budgeting

    FND 243 | Grant Reporting for Impact

    Certificate of Supervision and Management

    Certificate of Workplace Communication and Leadership

    Certificate of Nonprofit Volunteer Management

    Certificate of Change Management

    All Together Now: Internal Communications at Your Organization

* Indicates a class that is not covered by the NU+ThinkHR subscription or general discounts and special promotions.

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