Introductory Nonprofit Certificate

Nonprofits make a difference in their community through strong missions centered on the people they serve. However, even while being mission-driven, nonprofits depend on effective strategic direction and require many of the same skills used in traditional business organizations. The Introductory Nonprofit Certificate is a self-paced online program that cultivates the skills successful nonprofit professionals need. From budgeting and fundraising to leadership, social media and grant writing, our program has something to offer anyone interested in nonprofit work.

Learning Outcomes

  • Analyze your strategic planning process and how it relates to your nonprofit mission
  • Examine your nonprofit organization’s financial positions
  • Define the roles of ethics and marketing in nonprofits
  • Identify the importance of continuous training and learning in leadership
  • Assess the different types of budgets used by nonprofit organizations
  • Explore the purpose and structure of the nonprofit sector


To get started, enroll in one of our online courses below. Earn the certificate by completing all 11 online courses within one year.

ONLINE COURSESFallSpringSummerPrice
Budgeting in a Nonprofit OrganizationOnline, Register any time$79
Capital CampaignsOnline, Register any time$79
Fundraising for Nonprofit OrganizationsOnline, Register any time$150
How to Read a Nonprofit Financial StatementOnline, Register any time$79
Introduction to Grant WritingOnline, Register any time$150
Introduction to Nonprofit ManagementOnline, Register any time$99
Introductory Nonprofit CertificateOnline, Register any time$699
Leadership in a Nonprofit OrganizationOnline, Register any time$99
Nonprofit Board and Volunteer DevelopmentOnline, Register any time$150
Principles of Marketing for Nonprofit OrganizationsOnline, Register any time$79
Social Media for NonprofitsOnline, Register any time$79
Strategy for Nonprofit OrganizationsOnline, Register any time$79

Still Have Questions? Contact Us.

Shirley Burks, Coordinator of Partnerships and New Initiatives

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