training for nonprofit consultants and freelancers

Resources, Skills and Training for Nonprofit Consultants and Freelancers

Why you need Training for Nonprofit Consultants and Freelancers

Training for Nonprofit Consultants and Freelancers can make the difference between making money, or essentially, volunteering with a contract.

Like any business, its not easy. And for some, even what you call yourself can be confusing. As a nonprofit consultant, maybe you…

  • Advise nonprofits in a particular specialty?
  • Juggle freelance grantwriting between family responsibilities?
  • Are masking that you’re in transition between jobs?
  • Sell a specific product, but don’t like to be called a vendor or salesperson?

For our purposes, on this page, it doesn’t matter. If have or are part of a business that serves nonprofits with a product or service, we’re calling you a consultant.

By bringing you resources, skills and training for nonprofit consultants and freelancers we want to get you started, keep you going, and help you make a successful living while serving a sector that needs your help.

Training for nonprofit consultants and freelancers can take a lot of forms. Let’s look at what we have.

The Nonprofit Consultant Zone Blog

nonprofit consulting zone blog

  • Timeless advice from the author of The ThinkNP Guide to Nonprofit Consulting. Find nearly 200 blog posts on a wide variety of nonprofit consulting topics.

Books

  • The ThinkNP Guide to Nonprofit Consulting: A Practical Workbook for Your Success: Your Step-by-Step Guide to a Successful Business Serving the Nonprofit Sector, by Matt Hugg. This comprehensive book is an extended checklist with important information on nearly everything you need to start your consultancy off on the right foot.
  • Banish Your Bookkeeping Nightmares: The Go-To Guide for the Self-Employed to Save Money, Reduce Frustration, and Satisfy the IRS, by The Accountant Beside You, Lisa London. While Lisa is well known for her series of QuickBooks and nonprofit accounting training books for churches and nonprofits, this book is written expressly for you.
  • The Nonprofit Consulting Playbook: Winning Strategies from 25 Leaders in the Field, by Susan Schaefer and Linda Lysakowski. Susan and Linda, themselves successful nonprofit consultants, have pulled together a powerful set of 25 contributors who give their honest insight into nonprofit consulting.

Training for Nonprofit Consultants and Freelancers on Nonprofit.Courses

Your options for training for nonprofit consultants and freelancers covers a lot of areas. Below you’ll find resources for:

 

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Prioritising Workload and Making Time for Family, by Demelza Marie

Prioritising Workload and Making Time for Family is FREE courtesy of Demelza Marie 1 Lesson / 3 Minutes / FREE ...
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Video Backdrop Ideas for an Online Course Creator, by Demelza Marie

Video Backdrop Ideas for an Online Course Creator is FREE courtesy of Demelza Marie 1 Lesson / 6 Minutes / ...
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I just created a mini-course, here’s 3 things I learned

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Nonprofits make good freelance clients, by Nonprofit Consultant Zone

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Nonprofit Thought Leadership with Geoffrey Melada, by 1832 Communications

Nonprofit Thought Leadership with Geoffrey Melada is FREE courtesy of 1832 Communications 1 Lesson / 27 Minutes / FREE As ...
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Rise Early, by Martin Leifeld

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ROI and Expectations, by Hallett Philanthropy

ROI and Expectations is FREE courtesy of Hallett Philanthropy 1 Lesson / 20 Minutes / FREE You’ve hired a new ...
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Contemporary Existential Threats, by Martin Leifeld

Contemporary Existential Threats is FREE courtesy of Martin Leifeld 1 Lesson / 1 Minute / FREE See more content by ...
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KNOW your worth in your personal and professional life!

Brought to you FREE courtesy of Shalita O’Neale 1 Lesson / FREE / 16 minutes You MUST know your worth ...
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The Nonprofit Minute – Cynthia Cox – Accountants As Servant Leaders, by Cox and Associates CPAs, LLC

The Nonprofit Minute – Cynthia Cox – Accountants As Servant Leaders is a FREE course courtesy of Cox and Associates ...
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Transferable Skills & Traits that Employers are Looking For – a video by Career Coach Ford R. Myers of Career Potential, LLC

Transferable Skills & Traits that Employers are Looking For is a FREE video courtesy of Career Coach Ford R. Myers ...
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Why and How to Charge for Grant Writing, by Holly Rustick

Why and How to Charge for Grant Writing is FREE courtesy of Holly Rustick 1 Lesson / 12 Minutes / ...
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Press Your Pause Button, by Lead at Any Level

Press Your Pause Button is a FREE course courtesy of Lead at Any Level 1 Lesson / 5 Minutes / ...
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How to create a course your clients will buy!

This Course is FREE courtesy Cindy Nicholson, The Course Whisperer 1 Lesson/ 4 minutes / FREE If you want to ...
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“Information Only” Presentations Don’t Exist

This Course is FREE courtesy Guila Muir, who develops trainers, presenters and facilitators to make a difference 1 Lesson/ 3 ...
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Getting To An Individual’s Potential, by Hallett Philanthropy

Getting To An Individual’s Potential is FREE courtesy of Hallett Philanthropy 1 Lesson / 20 Minutes / FREE As a ...
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Business Growth Experience Overview, by MarketAtomy

Business Growth Experience Overview is FREE courtesy of MarketAtomy 1 Lesson / 6 Minutes / FREE Ready to start your ...
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Final Rule on Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors, by Lorman

Final Rule on Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors is brought to you by Lorman GET: Final Rule ...
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Techniques for Handling Challenging Customers, by Lorman

Techniques for Handling Challenging Customers is brought to you by Lorman GET: Techniques for Handling Challenging Customers Learn valuable techniques ...
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Time Management with Google Calendar

Take Time Management with Google Calendar, now! We hear it all of the time, especially from small business owners. “There’s ...
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How many nonprofit clients do you need each year?, by Nonprofit Consultant Zone

How many nonprofit clients do you need each year? Not “how many can you handle?” How many do you need? ...
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Filming Mistakes to Avoid: Videoing Yourself Without Audience Connection, by Demelza Marie

Filming Mistakes to Avoid: Videoing Yourself Without Audience Connection is FREE courtesy of Demelza Marie 1 Lesson / 2 Minutes ...
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Independent Contractor or Employee…does it matter?, by Jeff Pospisil

Independent Contractor or Employee…does it matter? is FREE courtesy of Jeff Pospisil 1 Lesson / 8 Minutes / FREE In ...
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Your Quest for the Perfect Nonprofit Client

Your Quest for the Perfect Nonprofit Client Who are you?  Who are your right clients? The right answers will make ...
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