VolunteerPlainTalk with Meridian Swift

This FREE Podcast courtesy VolunteerPlainTalk Designed for today’s leaders of volunteers, Volunteer Plain Talk’s Meridian Swift discusses trends and best practices in volunteer engagement and impact. Guests, who come from all sectors and all parts of the world, share innovative ideas and tips for engaging today’s volunteers and defining volunteer impact.

Nonprofit Volunteers

This video brought to you FREE courtesy Nonprofit.Courses and The Nonprofit Village Are you taking advantage of one of the major benefits of your nonprofit status – the ability to engage a workforce without the obligation to pay them? Volunteers are critical supporters that can help fulfill your mission, conduct important internal work, assist in […]

How can Volunteering Help Your Career?

This video brought to you FREE courtesy Nonprofit.Courses Volunteering can help your community, serve a mission you love, AND be a great career move! Find out how with the quick video by Matt Hugg or Nonprofit.Courses and the Philadelphia Area Great Careers Network Links Matt discussed in the video include: • Philadelphia Area Great Careers […]

Writing a Successful Letter of Commitment

This course brought to you courtesy of Holly Rustick 1 Lesson / 21 minutes / $27 Want to be Amazing at Writing a Letter of Commitment? Here’s How:This short module breaks down the steps of the dreaded Letter of Commitment! Not sure how a Letter of Commitment is different than a Letter of Support of […]

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 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 writing, research or development programming, Funding For Good can help you Grow […]

Volunteer Retention Rate

Brought to you FREE courtesy of Funding for Good 1 Lesson / 3 minutes / FREE What is it and why is it important? 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 the first […]

Avoiding Worker Classification Problems

This course brought to you by Wolters Kluwer 1 Lesson / $55 / 2 CPE hours This course will cover the tax rules and issues regarding worker classification to avoid worker mis-classifications. Topics Covered Why worker classification is relevant Challenges in dealing with the tax classification rules The federal tax rules and comparison to some […]

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 […]

Virtual Volunteers and Volunteers with Disabilities

1 Module / $14 This Premium Course brought to you by Marilyn Donnellan Two of the most untapped resources for volunteers for your nonprofit are virtual volunteers and volunteers with disabilities. This training module covers every aspect of the unique issues related to working with these types of volunteers. Volunteer development is more than just […]

Volunteer Development

1 Module / $19 This Premium Course brought to you by Marilyn Donnellan It is amazing how few nonprofits have formal volunteer development policies and procedures. Yet, volunteers are often the best givers, so if we don’t treat them right, we can lose a huge potential market for giving. This training module covers all the […]

Maximizing Civic Engagement

83 minutes / 1 Lesson / Free This webinar brought to your FREE courtesy the Social Innovations Journal Civic engagement and its ability to prevent risky behavior in youth has been explored for decades. One study of over 1,000 teenage youths revealed a direct inverse relationship between civic engagement and risky behavior. Engaged youth maximize […]

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, […]

Volunteer Bundle

2 Courses / $549.00 / 8.5 CFRE Hours These courses brought to you by Linda Lysakowski. See Volunteer Bundle Build a Dream Team of Fundraising Volunteers and Build a Great Board There are many ways to engage volunteers in fundraising. This bundle offers the Build a Dream Team of Fundraising Volunteer to teach you how […]

Build a Dream Team of Fundraising Volunteers

4 Lessons / $299.00 / Approved for 3.5 CFRE Hours This course brought to you by Linda Lysakowski. See Build a Dream Team of Fundraising Volunteers If you are involving volunteers in any form of fundraising, you’re one step ahead. But for many organizations, fundraising volunteers are only involved in special events and menial support […]

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, […]

20 Fundraising Examples

This content brought to you FREE by Nonprofit.Courses Because sometimes, an example is all you need.

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 […]

Practical Fundraising Education

Fun Scenarios for Practical Fundraising Education for Boards, Staff and Volunteers by Nonprofit.Courses President and Founder, Matt Hugg [maxbutton id=”6″ ] 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 […]

Converting Armchair Activists to Real-Life Volunteers

This FREE Course is presented Courtesy of Arreva   Generation Z and Millennials are more active and outspoken than ever on the causes they care about. But how do you take that online passion and create real-world action in the form of volunteers? In this webinar, Kelly Yaker and Kira Bushman of Arreva will outline how […]

Boards Behaving Badly – a Nonprofit.Courses Blog

In 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.

Online College Class in Fundraising for Nonprofits

No college degree? No problem. Fundraising for Nonprofits is open to anyone. Fundraising for Nonprofits: FDR-440 actively engages students in mastering the concepts and tools needed to help nonprofit organizations achieve their mission and objectives through well-established fundraising techniques. Students will learn how to assess an organization’s fundraising capabilities, conduct prospect research, conduct an annual […]