How to Calculate the Amount of a Major Gift and 3 Reasons Why Size Matters

Brought to you FREE courtesy of Amy Eisenstein 1 Lesson / FREE / 9 minutes It’s not always easy to know how big a major gift should be for your nonprofit. But there’s an easy way to determine what size will work for your nonprofit. It’s important to be both realistic and optimistic. This second […]

Henry Freeman Tip 33 – The “Rubber Band Test”: Avoiding Organizational Drift

This FREE course brought to you courtesy of Henry Freeman 1 Lesson / FREE / < 5 minutes   The “Rubber Band Test”: Avoiding Organizational Drift – Henry Freeman Tip 33 Nonprofit.Courses is excited to bring you Henry Freeman’s Series: 50 Practical Tips for Fundraising. Often non-profits establish a new program in the hope it […]

Henry Freeman Tip 32 – When the Tail Wags the Dog

This FREE course brought to you courtesy of Henry Freeman 1 Lesson / FREE / < 5 minutes   When the Tail Wags the Dog – Henry Freeman Tip 32 Nonprofit.Courses is excited to bring you Henry Freeman’s Series: 50 Practical Tips for Fundraising. The general perspective of many non-profits (especially those with limited experience […]

The Non-Profit Board’s Guide to Successful Fundraising: 8 Core Principles

This FREE course brought to you courtesy of Henry Freeman 2 Lessons / FREE / 35 minutes   Nonprofit.Courses is excited to bring you Henry Freeman’s The Non-Profit Board’s Guide to Successful Fundraising.  The Non-Profit Board’s Guide to Successful Fundraising is designed specifically for board members and key volunteers. In this two-part, 35 minute set, […]

Should You Sell When the Market Drops?

This FREE course brought to you courtesy of Stewardship Matters 1 Lesson / FREE / 3 minutes The stock market can take investors on a wild ride. Should you consider selling your stocks when the market drops?

Why Have a Board Retreat? – Ask the Fundraising Expert

Brought to you FREE courtesy of Amy Eisenstein 1 Lesson / 6 minutes / FREE Why Have a Board Retreat? – Ask the Fundraising Expert Does your nonprofit organization really need a board retreat? Watch this video to learn why board retreats are so important for your fundraising efforts.

Where Do I Start with a New Board?

Brought to you FREE courtesy of Amy Eisenstein 1 Lesson / 6 minutes / FREE Are your board members truly committed to helping your nonprofit grow? Here’s a starting point to improve your board’s fundraising and accountability, as suggested by Amy Eisenstein, ACFRE.

Recruit Board Members Who Are Hungry to Raise Major Gifts

Brought to you FREE courtesy of Amy Eisenstein 1 Lesson / 7 minutes / FREE Do you wish your board members would help raise major gifts? Watch this video to learn the best ways to recruit board member who are eager to help you fundraise and lend their time and talents to your cause. This […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Board Retreats, a Staple of Successful Major Gift Programs

Brought to you FREE courtesy of Amy Eisenstein 1 Lesson / 8 minutes / FREE Board retreats are absolutely critical to successful nonprofit board engagement. They’re also an important part of any successful major gifts program. Learn the three critical components necessary for any successful every board retreat. You’ll also discover ways to facilitate your […]

How Do I Get Board Members to Help with Fundraising?

Brought to you FREE courtesy of Amy Eisenstein 1 Lesson / 4 minutes / FREE See How Do I Get Board Members to Help with Fundraising? Want to know the simplest way to engage your board members in fundraising? Discover how to turn your board members into a ‘Thank You Army’.

Get Your Board Members to Give 100% – Ask the Fundraising Expert

Brought to you FREE courtesy of Amy Eisenstein 1 Lesson / 2 minutes / FREE See Get Your Board Members to Give 100% – Ask the Fundraising Expert Do all of your board members give to your organization? Watch this quick video to learn why it’s important that all board members give their own donation. […]

Nonprofit Business Basics Course

This course brought to you by The Auerbach Global-Impact Foundation 1 lessons / $19 / 30 minutes See Business Basics Course This eight-part video program covers the fundamental business information that we should be teaching in high school, but that almost no one learns. We cover: What is a Business? Business Profit Models Running a […]

Capacity Building for the Board/Executive Team

This course brought to you by The Auerbach Global-Impact Foundation Custom Course: $1725 for a half day workshop See Capacity Building for the Board/Executive Team ~ Talia Dashow How well does your board work together? Do you hear from everyone on your executive team? Studies show that the most effective teams are the ones where […]

Board Retreat Work

This course brought to you by The Auerbach Global-Impact Foundation This is a Custom Course See Board Retreat Work Dr. Jeffrey Magee is a Certified Board Executive, serves on multiple boards now and provides coaching, consulting and on-site professional development work for non-profits. $12,500 per day, plus travel and lodging.

Board Development and Corporate Governance Training

This course brought to you by The Auerbach Global-Impact Foundation This is a custom course See Board Development and Corporate Governance Training Most don’t realize the value of the Board of Directors and how, with qualified members, they can help the organization or business “Soar Like An Eagle!” Do you know how to select qualified […]

Board Members Should Ask for Support — Not Money!

Brought to you FREE courtesy of Amy Eisenstein 1 Lesson / 4 minutes / FREE See Board Members Should Ask for Support — Not Money! Are you tired of hearing your board members say they can’t ask their friends for money? Amy Eisenstein, ACFRE, explains how to talk to board members so they begin thinking […]

Are Your Board Retreats FUN? – Ask the Fundraising Expert

Brought to you FREE courtesy of Amy Eisenstein 1 Lesson / 7 minutes / FREE See Are Your Board Retreats FUN? – Ask the Fundraising Expert Are Your Board Retreats FUN? – Ask the Fundraising Expert Your nonprofit board retreats should be fun for everyone involved. Use this fantastic BINGO ice breaker, plus get the […]

5 Ways to Engage Your Board in Nonprofit Fundraising

Brought to you FREE courtesy of Amy Eisenstein 1 Lesson / 5 minutes / FREE See 5 Ways to Engage Your Board in Nonprofit Fundraising Are you frustrated that your board members won’t help with fundraising? Watch this video to learn five effective ways to engage your board members in fundraising and build more success […]

10 Shocking Reasons Board Members Would Give More

Brought to you FREE courtesy of Amy Eisenstein 1 Lesson / 8 minutes / FREE See 10 Shocking Reasons Board Members Would Give More Not sure why board members aren’t giving bigger gifts to your nonprofit? Watch this video to discover the top 10 reasons your board members would give bigger gifts to support your […]

Stephanie Cory – Custom Courses in Nonprofit Governance and Boards

Course Title: Intermediate: Best Practices to Create Your Best Board Course Description: Few people learn how to be a board member and how to lead an effective board in school. It is often through trial and error. Omit the errors and learn best practices gleaned from leading resources like BoardSource and the Standards for Excellence® […]

How to Effectively Recruit a Superstar Board of Directors

This FREE Course brought to you by Robin Cabral of Development Consulting Solutions 1 Lesson / 20 minutes / FREE Ever wonder how to identify and onboard the best nonprofit Board candidates? Have you relied too heavily on the “warm body” approach to Board recruitment? This video will show you how to effectively recruit an […]

Screening New Board Members

This Premium Course brought to you by Robin Cabral of Development Consulting Solutions 1 Lesson / 14 minutes / FREE See Screening New Board Members How to effectively screen new prospective Board members. Ever wonder why your Board members are not meeting your expectations? Is your Board attendance falling off? Do you have Board members […]

Board Building Basics

Brought to you FREE courtesy of Funding for Good 1 Lesson / 7 minutes / FREE See My “Why” (1:52) See Who’s Behind the Suit (2:53) See Family Feud (2:05) Tip #1 of building your board. My “Why” – get to know why your board members are serving on your board. Tip #2 of building […]

Staff Role in the Board Building Process

Brought to you FREE courtesy of Funding for Good 1 Lesson / 2 minutes / FREE See Staff Role in the Board Building Process Board building tip: What board members feel you can do better and what are you already doing well. Whether you need consultation, coaching, grant writing, research or development programming, Funding For […]

Board Building Questions

Brought to you FREE courtesy of Funding for Good 1 Lesson / 3 minutes / FREE See Board Building Questions Building a strong board is essential to non-profit success. Whether you need consultation, coaching, grant writing, research or development programming, Funding For Good can help you Grow for Good. Those of you who are checking […]

Burning Board Questions

Brought to you FREE courtesy of Funding for Good 1 Lesson / 2 minutes / FREE See Burning Board Questions Quick tips to energize your board. Whether you need consultation, coaching, grant writing, research or development programming, Funding For Good can help you Grow for Good. Those of you who are checking us out for […]

How Board Prospecting and Matching Gifts Go Hand-In-Hand

Brought to you FREE courtesy of Funding for Good 1 Lesson / 5 minutes / FREE See How Board Prospecting and Matching Gifts Go Hand-In-Hand Learn how to use low-hanging fruit to increase potential donors and total dollars for your organization. Whether you need consultation, coaching, grant writing, research or development programming, Funding For Good […]

How to Use Moves Management with Your Board of Directors

Brought to you FREE courtesy of Funding for Good 1 Lesson / 7 minutes / FREE See How to Use Moves Management with Your Board of Directors Would you like to learn to how to move your individual board members from less engaged to more engaged role? Check out this process of moves management and […]

Equipping Board Members 101

Brought to you FREE courtesy of Funding for Good 1 Lesson / 2 minutes / FREE See Equipping Board Members 101 The key to equipping your board members is taking the time to listen to them! Whether you need consultation, coaching, grant writing, research or development programming, Funding For Good can help you Grow for […]

Top Ten Ways to Engage Your Board

Brought to you FREE courtesy of Funding for Good 1 Lesson / 4 minutes / FREE See Top Ten Ways to Engage Your Board It’s your job to present practical and fun ways to get your board members out of their seats and into the organization and community! Whether you need consultation, coaching, grant writing, […]

When, How and Why to Revise Bylaws

Brought to you FREE courtesy of Funding for Good 1 Lesson / 3 minutes / FREE See When, How and Why to Revise Bylaws Are your bylaws collecting dust in a forgotten folder? That’s a red flag for non-profits! Whether you need consultation, coaching, grant writing, research or development programming, Funding For Good can help […]

Why Your Board Needs a Vice Chair

Brought to you FREE courtesy of Funding for Good 1 Lesson / 3 minutes / FREE See Why Your Board Needs a Vice Chair Vice Chairs are often overlooked, but it’s time to remind the board why a strong Vice Chair is a must! Whether you need consultation, coaching, grant writing, research or development programming, […]

Shaking Up Your Board… In a Good Way!

Brought to you FREE courtesy of Funding for Good 1 Lesson / 2 minutes / FREE See Shaking Up Your Board… In a Good Way! Are board meetings boring? Consider a few novel ways to shake up the meeting while staying on task! Whether you need consultation, coaching, grant writing, research or development programming, Funding […]

Thank Not THASK! A Quick Guide To Donor Thank You Calls

Brought to you FREE courtesy of Funding for Good 1 Lesson / 3 minutes / FREE See Thank Not THASK! A Quick Guide To Donor Thank You Calls This vlog offers quick tips for board, staff, and volunteer members who make thank you calls on behalf of your organization. Whether you need consultation, coaching, grant […]

How Board Term Limits Help Keep Your Board From Becoming Stagnant

Brought to you FREE courtesy of Funding for Good 1 Lesson / 4 minutes / FREE See How Board Term Limits Help Keep Your Board From Becoming Stagnant What to do when your organization is “stuck” with people who NEVER rotate off the board. Whether you need consultation, coaching, grant writing, research or development programming, […]

Why You DON’T Need a Lawyer, a CPA, or a Marketing Expert on Your Board

Brought to you FREE courtesy of Funding for Good 1 Lesson / 4 minutes / FREE See Why You DON’T Need a Lawyer, a CPA, or a Marketing Expert on Your Board Most board members assume they should recruit…and several key prospects are always high on the list. Find out who shouldn’t be on your […]

Ultimatums from the Exhausted and Un-empowered Executive Director

Brought to you FREE courtesy of Funding for Good 1 Lesson / 4 minutes / FREE See Ultimatums from the Exhausted and Unempowered Executive Director Quick tips for Executive Directors who are trying to build bridges with an unresponsive board. Whether you need consultation, coaching, grant writing, research or development programming, Funding For Good can […]

Test our Knowledge About Board Roles and Responsibilities

Brought to you FREE courtesy of Funding for Good 1 Lesson / 8 minutes / FREE See Test our Knowledge About Board Roles and Responsibilities It’s easy to bullet point the roles of board members but how do you fare when considering real-life non-profit scenarios? Find out on today’s blog. Whether you need consultation, coaching, […]

The Scoop on Managing, Governing, and Active Boards

Brought to you FREE courtesy of Funding for Good 1 Lesson / 5 minutes / FREE See The Scoop on Managing, Governing, and Active Boards Most non-profits assume that a “working” board simply means that individuals on the board are active. This blog will clear up common misconceptions about working and governing boards! Whether you […]

Is There Such a Thing as Too Small? Nonprofit Boards

Brought to you FREE courtesy of Funding for Good 1 Lesson / 8 minutes / FREE See Is There Such a Thing as Too Small? Nonprofit Boards Are you a founder, a board member, a nonprofit staff or volunteer? Have you ever wondered how many folks should sit on a board and if a board […]

100% Board Giving and Grant Writing

Brought to you FREE courtesy of Funding for Good 1 Lesson / 5 minutes / FREE See 100% Board Giving and Grant Writing What it is, what it means, and why it is vital to successful grant writing. Whether you need consultation, coaching, grant writing, research or development programming, Funding For Good can help you […]

Webinar: Impact Amplification Through Collaboration

Brought to you FREE courtesy of The Databank 1 Lesson / 48 minutes / FREE See Webinar: Impact Amplification Through Collaboration The Databank distinguishes the key pillars of effective nonprofit collaboration, as well as the advances that have been made in best practices as the field has evolved and grown.

Get Your Board to Help You Fundraise—Even if They Don’t Wanna!

Brought to you FREE courtesy of Firespring 1 Lesson / 53 minutes / FREE See Get Your Board to Help You Fundraise—Even if They Don’t Wanna! Are you a nonprofit trying to fundraise? You have a board—and believe it or not, your board should function as a fundraising machine. If it runs more like a […]

Podcast: Gift Planning Development with Joe Tumolo

This FREE podcast courtesy of Gift Planning Development, LLC. Hear Podcast: Gift Planning Development with Joe Tumolo Join Joe Tumolo as he discusses the basics of planned giving, fundraising with purpose, board engagement, and more with experienced nonprofit leaders. This podcast is presented by Gift Planning Development, LLC.

Board Bundle

These PREMIUM courses brought to you by Linda Lysakowski. 2 Courses / $599 / 9.5 CFRE Hours See Board Bundle Build a Great Board and Board Bound Leadership This bundle helps executive directors and nonprofit leaders build the board they need and then offer Board Bound Leadership training for your board members once they are […]

Top Three Tips for Board Engagement

This FREE Course is presented Courtesy of Ayda Sanver 1 Lessons / 6 minutes / FREE See Top Three Tips for Board Engagement Is your nonprofit struggling to get your board of directors engaged and involved in raising funds for your nonprofit? Then you need to watch this video for Ayda Sanver’s top 3 tips […]

Board Development & Planned Giving

Brought to you FREE courtesy Joe Tumolo 1 Lesson / 5 minutes / FREE See Board Development & Planned Giving Joe discusses ways to engage your board when it comes to planned giving.

Motivating Board Members to Fundraise

This FREE Course is presented Courtesy of Ayda Sanver 1 Lessons / 17 minutes / FREE See Motivating Board Members to Fundraise Watch Ayda’s great tips for motivating your board members to fundraise for your nonprofit organization.

Executive Compensation Strategies for Nonprofits

This FREE Course is presented Courtesy of 501(c) Services 1 Lessons / 62 minutes / FREE See Executive Compensation Strategies for Nonprofits One of the greatest challenges for a nonprofit is the competition of executive talent while operating in a transparent environment prone to high criticism from boards and funders. This highly interactive webcast will […]

Beyond “By The Book” Strategic Planning: A Market-Driven Approach to Strategy

This FREE Course is presented Courtesy of 501(c) Services 1 Lessons / 61 minutes / FREE See Beyond “By the Book” Nonprofit Strategic Planning Effective planning requires rigor and investment but need not be especially protracted or costly. This session suggests that a focus on three processes, pursued in an integrated manner, can produce strategic […]

Creating Dashboards that Rock!

This FREE Course is presented Courtesy of 501(c) Services 1 Lessons / 46 minutes / FREE See Creating Dashboards that Rock! Coming up with the right key performance indicators (KPIs) for your nonprofit is a little bit of science and a little bit of magic. You obviously want to identify and track metrics that are […]

Simplify: Planned Giving and your Board

Brought to you FREE courtesy Joe Tumolo 1 Lesson / 40 minutes / FREE See Simplify: Planned Giving and your Board This webinar provides easy-to-use tips and tricks to help your organization simplify and grow a successful planned giving program – placing particular emphasis and helping board members understand planned giving.

Risk Management Reducing the Level of Risk for Your Nonprofit

1 Module / $11 This Premium Course brought to you by Marilyn Donnellan Go to: Risk Management Reducing the Level of Risk for Your Nonprofit Forced to operate from crisis to crisis, many nonprofits do not have a complete risk management plan. This training module provides you with sample policies and procedures for developing a […]

Executive Director Succession Plan and Search Process

1 Module / $19 This Premium Course brought to you by Marilyn Donnellan See Executive Director Succession Plan and Search Process The search for the right executive director or CEO is often rushed. The result might be the wrong person for the job. And, if there is no succession plan and the ED suddenly leaves, […]

Board Development Training Module

1 Module / $15 This Premium Course brought to you by Marilyn Donnellan This field-tested module is an inexpensive but practical way for consultants, associations of nonprofits and small nonprofits to implement a thorough board training process. Looking for a great tool to help with board orientation? This field-tested training module provides you with everything […]

Organizing and Running Effective Meetings

1 Module / $10 This Premium Course brought to you by Marilyn Donnellan See Organizing and Running Effective Meetings Have you ever thought about how many volunteers you lose because of ineffective meetings? Meetings which are long, boring and accomplish little. You can change that dynamic by training your staff and volunteers on how to […]

Building a NonProfit Innovation Practice and Increasing Your Impact

75 minutes / 1 Lesson / Free This webinar brought to your FREE courtesy the Social Innovations Journal See: Building a NonProfit Innovation Practice and Increasing Your Impact (NOTE: When viewing this – ignore the title slide mentioning “philanthropy.” You have the right video.) According to the National Center for Charitable Statistics, more than 1.5 […]

WHAT DO THOSE DEVELOPMENT PEOPLE DO ALL DAY? (AND WHAT SHOULD THEY DO?)

This FREE webinar brought to you by Linda Lysakowski. • Thinking about a career in fundraising? • Already in the field but need to know how to succeed at it? • Looking to hire a fundraising person and are not sure what to look for? You’re not crazy, really! This course will cover what type […]

Online Graduate Class in Volunteer Management

MSP-664 Volunteer Management (3 credits): This course focuses on the life cycle of volunteers, including how to effectively motivate, reward and retain volunteers at each stage of the cycle. Attention will be paid to enhancing the effectiveness of a volunteer workforce, as well as the delicate issues of resolving conflicts and the termination of volunteers. Finally, the […]

Online Graduate Class in Social Entrepreneurship

SOE-570: Social Entrepreneurship (3 credits): This course focuses on the emerging field of social entrepreneurship, a marriage between for-profit entrepreneurship skills and ventures that focus on nonprofit missions and social value. It offers practical information for individuals in the field as well as innovative methods of conceptualizing the search for new and better ways to support […]

Online Graduate Class in Critical Issues in Nonprofit Management

NPM-670: Critical Issues in Nonprofit Management (3 credits): Critical Issues in Nonprofit Management addresses current nonprofit management issues and trends that have both immediate and emerging impact on the U.S. civil sector. The course will cover issues of governance (accountability, transparency, and responsibility), performance management, and infrastructure development. It will also address new approaches to marketing, […]

Growing A Nonprofit On A Budget

1 Lesson / 58 Minutes This FREE course Courtesy of CharityNet.USA See Growing A Nonprofit On A Budget. Securing the right Board of Directors for the right reasons will get you much farther than you may have thought! Howard Walker brings his many years of nonprofit experience to advise you in so many ways, how […]

The Connected Leader

1 Lesson / $17 This course brought to you by Linda Lysakowski. See The Connected Leader For nonprofit leaders: how to establish and use your connections to help your nonprofit

Board Bound Leadership

This course brought to you by Linda Lysakowski. 8 Lessons / $399.00 / CFRE Approved for 8 Hours See Board Bound Leadership A course for board members to prepare them for their roles in leadership, governance, assessment, and fundraising Course Description: This course is for board members of nonprofit organizations, those who have been invited […]

Build a Great Board

This course brought to you by Linda Lysakowski. 6 Lessons / $349 / Approved for 5 CFRE Hours See Build a Great Board We all want a five-star board. But how do we get there? It starts with the recruitment process, assessing your board’s needs, and finding the right people to serve. It continues with […]

What to Look for When Hiring a Development Officer

1 Lesson / $17 This course brought to you by Linda Lysakowski. See What to Look for When Hiring a Development Officer Where to find a good development officer, how much to pay them, and what to look for in a development officer. See more from Linda Lysakowski, here.

Set Your Board Chair Up for Success

https://lindalysakowskinonprofitcourses.teachable.com/p/ceos-set-your-board-chair-up-for-success 1 Lesson / $17 This course brought to you by Linda Lysakowski See CEOs: Set Your Board Chair Up for Success The relationship between the executive director and the board chair is often strained because neither is sure about where the lines cross as far as duties and roles. This webinar will help executive […]

25 Volunteer Onboarding Essentials

This content brought to you FREE by Nonprofit.Courses Bring in a volunteer into your organization is easy, right? Just show them their desk, tell them what to do, and they’ll make your life easier, right? Ah, no. The key to getting the most form a volunteer, and the volunteer getting the most from their experience, […]

Essence of an Effective Nonprofit Board

What’s an effective board and how do you get one? Priscilla Rosenwald lets you know based on her experience with hundreds of nonprofit clients. This is a must-watch webinar for anyone looking to make board membership a productive, meaningful and enjoyable experience, and the staff that supports them. This FREE Webinar Brought to Courtesy Priscilla Rosenwald […]

Fundraising During a Leadership Transition

In this very informative webinar, Priscilla Rosenwald defuses what could be a major crisis in the life of any nonprofit organization: How to keep fundraising while your nonprofit changes leadership. How do you work with funders? How do you work with staff? What’s the role of everyone as you move forward? How do you do it […]

Serving on a Nonprofit Board

This course is FREE courtesy your instructor, Linda Lysakowski Serving on a Nonprofit Board, by Linda Lysakowski What Nonprofits Don’t Tell You About Serving on a Nonprofit Board. This one is a slight departure from my usual nonprofit webinars, because it is for board members, and those considering board service. But if you’re a nonprofit leader […]

Assessing Your Development Program

This Course is FREE courtesy your instructor, Linda Lysakowski How’s Your Fundraising Really Working? Assessing Your Development Program We’re doing just great with our fundraising! Or are you? How many donors did you retain this year? Are you getting more grants than ever with less effort? Do you have more businesses supporting you? Are your […]

Nonprofit Retreats

This FREE Course is courtesy your instructor, Linda Lysakowski Nonprofit Retreats. “Advancing by Retreating.” I know that sounds weird, doesn’t it? But a few years ago, there was a movement start calling board retreat and planning retreats, “Advances” instead of “Retreats!” I still like the word, “Retreat,” and hope you will agree after this webinar. […]

Finding the right campaign chair

This FREE Course is courtesy of your instructor, Linda Lysakowski Finding the Right Campaign Chair Planning a capital campaign? Wondering where to find the best campaign chair and how to recruit them?  Finding the Right Campaign Chair is for you! This webinar will give you a head start getting the right person to lead your successful […]

Nonprofit Board Giving

This FREE Course is courtesy of your instructor, Linda Lysakowski Wait! Don’t Fire Your Board (Yet) Because They Don’t Give. You know that Nonprofit Board Giving is Critical. Are you thinking it’s time to get rid of board members who don’t give? Wait, maybe that means you’ll have to fire them all! Is it their […]

Online Graduate Class in Nonprofit Governance and Board Leadership

Nonprofit Governance and Board Leadership: NPM-610, Nonprofit Governance and Board Leadership explores governance within contemporary nonprofit organizations. The course focuses on leadership dynamics from theoretical and practical perspectives. Students will explore salient internal and external environmental factors that influence behavior through the examination and analysis of best practices. The primary goal of this course is […]

Online Graduate Class in Volunteer Management

Volunteer Management: MSP-664, This course focuses on the life cycle of volunteers, including how to effectively motivate, reward and retain volunteers at each stage of the cycle. Attention will be paid to enhancing the effectiveness of a volunteer workforce, as well as the delicate issues of resolving conflicts and the termination of volunteers. Finally, the […]

Essential Crisis Management Planning

This  FREE Course courtesy Furia Rubel Communications Essential Crisis Management Planning If you are responsible for managing a business, law firm, bank, for profit or non-profit organization, understanding why you need a crisis management plan (CMP) and a crisis management team (CMT) is imperative. In this video, experienced crisis management expert, legal marketer, attorney and […]

Practical Fundraising Education

Fun Scenarios for Practical Fundraising Education for Boards, Staff and Volunteers by Nonprofit.Courses President and Founder, Matt Hugg They’re on your board. They’re your volunteers. They’re your donors. The Philanders. Do you know them? Stingy and generous. Deceitful and honest. Confused and enlightened. You’ve met them as donors. You’ve worked with them as volunteers. They’re […]

Boards Behaving Badly – a Nonprofit.Courses Blog

Boards Behaving Badly, Priscilla Rosenwald, uses her 30 years of nonprofit recruiting experience to take a serious (and sometimes not-too-serious) look at how nonprofit boards function, and don’t, and what can be done to develop this important aspect of every community organization. Read it FREE today!  

7 Quick Lessons in Nonprofit Board Fundraising

7 Quick Lessons in Nonprofit Board Fundraising is FREE courtesy your instructor, Valerie M. Jones 7 Quick Lessons in Nonprofit Board Fundraising Is your Nonprofit Board Fundraising less than it should? In 7 Quick Lessons in Nonprofit Board Fundraising, seven short videos of under four minutes each, nonprofit consultant, author, and speaker Valerie M. Jones talks […]

Online Graduate Class in Nonprofit Management

Nonprofit Management: NPM-502, provides students with an understanding of the unique qualities, philosophies, and practices of the U.S. nonprofit mission-driven sector. The course examines the sources and management of resources as well as strategies for their effective use. Nonprofit Management begins with a historical overview of the nonprofit sector and demonstrates its complex structure. The […]

How to get your board involved in Planned Giving

This FREE Course is courtesy of your instructor, Joe Tumolo How to get your board involved in Planned Giving? This webinar, planned giving and sales training expert Joe Tumolo provides easy-to-use tips and tricks to help your organization simplify and grow a successful planned giving program – placing particular emphasis and helping board members understand […]

Why Nonprofits Exist – for Boards, Staff and Volunteers

If you’re going to work with nonprofits, you need this course!

  • Nonprofits aren’t businesses, although they employ a lot of the same tools as businesses.
  • Nonprofits aren’t governments, although they carry out some of government’s responsibilities.
  • Nonprofits aren’t people, although they’re all about people.

Nonprofits are…. nonprofits! In this course, you’ll find out what makes nonprofits different from other organizational entities. It’s information that’s essential if you’re going to do any work at all in the nonprofit sector. Plus, as a bonus, you’ll get an extra lesson and booklet on nonprofit culture – for free! That alone will make this class worthwhile. A special note: If you take this course, and then take “Basic Fundraising Concepts that Apply to Nearly All Nonprofits” you’ll get a full refund for the price of this course.