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Nonprofit Management Certificate is a Program

Full program description

10 Months

3-8 Hours/Week


Course Type:

10.0 CEUs

Program Description

Nonprofit organizations do critical work in a number of diverse communities. In order to do this important work, there are individuals within the organization managing a number of complex details. When managing a nonprofit, you have to navigate bylaws, tax codes, grant writing, 501(c)(3) status and more. Our Nonprofit Management Certificate is positioned to give you essential skills and the foundation you need to effectively manage a nonprofit organization.

Whether you are currently looking to enter the field of nonprofit work, want to move up within your current organization or are dreaming of starting a nonprofit of your own, this course series will give you the knowledge you need to succeed.

This online certificate led by experts working in the field, you will build a classroom community with others in your industry and learn from our expert instructor's firsthand knowledge and experience.

You can register for any of the five courses individually, or you can register for the completion certificate.


  • Build a strategic plan for your organization that centers on your well-defined mission.
  • Develop sustainable financial plans to ensure the long-term success of your organization.
  • Navigate grants, donors, and fundraisers to fund your nonprofit and the vital work you do.
  • Craft a compelling narrative to tell your story and present your organization's work to others through effective marketing materials.

Program Schedule

Board Management and Governance

May 8 - June 11, 2023

Managing Nonprofits

July 10 - August 13, 2023

Financial Management and Planning for Nonprofits

September 11 - October 22, 2023

Fundraising and Donor Development

November 6 - December 17, 2023

Marketing in Nonprofits

January 8 - February 11, 2024