Nonprofit University

Whether leveling up your newest employee or advancing the expertise of senior leaders, Nonprofit University (NU) makes getting professional development simple, accessible, and affordable for all nonprofit pros.

We help staff become staff leaders.

Strengthen your team with NU’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.

Explore our course catalog and month-by-month calendar to see everything we offer.

Get unlimited professional development.

The success of any mission depends on the people behind it. Position yours for maximum impact with our Nonprofit University Unlimited Subscription. For $2,500, GCN members can gain access to two seats in every one of our live Nonprofit University core curriculum classes.

And now, the Nonprofit University Unlimited Subscription is available to non-members for $3,500, giving your organization access to two seats in every one of our live Nonprofit University core curriculum classes without the requirement of GCN Nonprofit Membership.

We can bring NU to you.

Nonprofit University can design custom training specifically for your organization’s professional needs. This shared learning experience both strengthens teams and encourages them to collaborate on the job around what they’ve learned. Find out more here.


More information on eligibility, fees, course registration, and other NU policies can be found here. You can also check our attendee FAQs, or reach out to us at or (678) 916-3081.

Thank you to our Nonprofit University supporters


Explore our course catalog and see all the trainings we offer.

View our event listings to see everything coming up.

NEW: Introducing Program Management Skill Packs!

Now more than ever, managers (those that manage people or programs) constitute a primary point of decision making in our organizations. NU has curated training for this essential staff position, starting this spring.