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

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  • 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:

 

Preventing Burnout in the Nonprofit Sector with Beth Sperber Richie, by Mission Impact

Preventing Burnout in the Nonprofit Sector with Beth Sperber Richie, by Mission Impact

Preventing Burnout in the Nonprofit Sector with Beth Sperber Richie is FREE courtesy of Mission Impact LISTEN: Preventing Burnout in ...
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Staff Transitions, by MCR

Staff Transitions is FREE courtesy of MCR 1 Lesson / 3 Minutes / FREE Four things to do when you’re ...
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Good video quality best practices so you’ll stand out, by Demelza Marie

Good video quality best practices so you’ll stand out is FREE courtesy of Demelza Marie 1 Lesson / 8 Minutes ...
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Why Introverts Love Working Remotely and Don’t Miss The Office | TIS Ep. 18, by The Introvert Sisters

Why Introverts Love Working Remotely and Don’t Miss The Office | TIS Ep. 18 is FREE courtesy of The Introvert ...
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How to Overcome Fear, Intimidation and Imposter Syndrome to Raise More Money, by Bloomerang

How to Overcome Fear, Intimidation and Imposter Syndrome to Raise More Money is FREE courtesy of Bloomerang 1 Lesson / ...
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Don’t let this nonprofit negotiating tactic cost you money!, by Nonprofit Consultant Zone

If you’ve been in the nonprofit consulting for more than a month, I know you’ve heard it. It’s the A#1 ...
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Why learning design is important to nonprofits with Nancy Bacon, by Mission Impact

Why learning design is important to nonprofits with Nancy Bacon, by Mission Impact

Why learning design is important to nonprofits with Nancy Bacon is FREE courtesy of Mission Impact LISTEN: Why learning design ...
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You’ve Been Let Go From Your Nonprofit Job – Now What?, by Bloomerang

You’ve Been Let Go From Your Nonprofit Job – Now What? is FREE courtesy of Bloomerang 1 Lesson / 63 ...
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Where to Find Development Staff, by Linda Lysakowski

Where to Find Development Staff is FREE courtesy of Linda Lysakowski 1 Lesson / 6 Minutes / FREE We’re ready ...
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Get to know your colleagues!, by Donor Relations Guru

Get to know your colleagues! is FREE courtesy of Donor Relations Guru 1 Lesson / 1 Minute / FREE This ...
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For Consultants: When a client contact leaves, by Nonprofit Consultant Zone

For Consultants: When a client contact leaves is FREE courtesy of Nonprofit Consultant Zone 1 Lesson / 3 Minutes / ...
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The benefits of temporary work

This FREE course brought to you courtesy Careers in Nonprofits 1 lesson / 2 Minutes / FREE Stephani and Jamie ...
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Is Anybody Doing New Year’s Resolutions This Year? | TIS Ep. 31, by The Introvert Sisters

Is Anybody Doing New Year’s Resolutions This Year? | TIS Ep. 31 is FREE courtesy of The Introvert Sisters 1 ...
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Finding Your Ideal Consulting Clients, by Funding for Good

Finding Your Ideal Consulting Clients is FREE courtesy of Funding for Good 1 Lesson / 6 Minutes / FREE Finding ...
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HOW TO USE A LAVALIER MIC, by Demelza Marie

HOW TO USE A LAVALIER MIC is FREE courtesy of Demelza Marie 1 Lesson / 4 Minutes / FREE A ...
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Creating your Nonprofit content using video with Russ Johns, by dotOrgStrategy

Creating your Nonprofit content using video with Russ Johns is FREE courtesy of dotOrgStrategy 1 Lesson / 29 Minutes / ...
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Using Good Pop Filters Can Make Your Audio Sound Better, by Demelza Marie

Using Good Pop Filters Can Make Your Audio Sound Better is FREE courtesy of Demelza Marie 1 Lesson / 3 ...
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Win-Back Strategies for Unsatisfied Customers, by Lorman

Win-Back Strategies for Unsatisfied Customers is brought to you by Lorman GET: Win-Back Strategies for Unsatisfied Customers An unsatisfied customer ...
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Business Funding 101, by MarketAtomy

Business Funding 101 is FREE courtesy of MarketAtomy 1 Lesson / 2 Minutes / FREE Are you tired of dealing ...
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Is 2020 The Year of the Introvert? Yes and No. | TIS Ep. 27, by The Introvert Sisters

Is 2020 The Year of the Introvert? Yes and No. | TIS Ep. 27 is FREE courtesy of The Introvert ...
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USING VIDEO EFFECTIVELY–SPN Webinar EP6 Evan Schwartz, Cintri Media w/ Roy Kessel, Founder, SPN, by Sports Philanthropy Network

USING VIDEO EFFECTIVELY–SPN Webinar EP6 Evan Schwartz, Cintri Media w/ Roy Kessel, Founder, SPN is FREE brought to you by ...
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Demystifying PPP | Morning T™

This FREE course courtesy of TVA Consulting 1 Lesson / 26 Minutes / FREE We are talking about the Paycheck ...
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Did his nonprofit clients know this? Did they care?, by Nonprofit Consultant Zone

A while ago, I read an interview with a nationally known nonprofit consultant (and whose name I will not use) ...
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The Nonprofit Consulting Playbook, by Bloomerang

The Nonprofit Consulting Playbook is FREE courtesy of Bloomerang 1 Lesson / 61 Minutes / FREE This session is designed ...
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