Certificates At-a-Glance

Are you looking for a certificate to help you better manage your nonprofit and your day-to-day operations? If so, the Nonprofit Operations and Program Impact Certificate is for you.Continue reading »

Gain additional knowledge and skills in marketing, communication, public relations and social media for the nonprofit sector. Course content includes the most highly relevant topics needed to lead and manage marketing and communication strategies for nonprofit organizations.Continue reading »

Gain additional knowledge and skills in fundraising, strategic planning, board governance, financial management and more! Course content includes the most highly relevant topics needed to lead and manage the fundraising efforts for a nonprofit organization.Continue reading »

This certificate offers relevant and innovative curriculum that provides participants with a strong foundation in nonprofit management, taught by instructors with extensive nonprofit experience.Continue reading »

This certificate is designed to meet the professional needs of senior-level managers and emerging executives of nonprofit and public organizations. The curriculum is designed in a cohort format to promote skill-building and peer networking among seasoned leaders.Continue reading »

The Grant Development and Proposal Writing certificates are for individuals who wish to write grant proposals for their organization. Increase your confidence to secure grant funding by learning how to develop a conceptual framework for seeking grant funding that aligns with perspectives and priorities unique to each funder.Continue reading »

Earn the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance’s exclusive Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) credential at Arizona State’s Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation. This national recognition provides the skills, knowledge and career connections needed to launch or fast-track a nonprofit leadership career.

The ASU Lodestar Center is the preferred content provider and ASU is the only university in the country offering this unique experience in partnership with NLA.

Use Your Segal AmeriCorps Educational Award

**NEW!** AmeriCorps participants can now use their Segal Education Award to become a Certified Nonprofit Professional through the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance.

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Apply Segal Award for Nonprofit Workforce Partners

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Do good, well – with service that satisfies. This certificate program will explore all aspects of service delivery from start to finish, providing you with tools, techniques, and best practices to optimize these interactions and create positive experiences for all involved. Continue reading »

This two-day boot camp ( NMI 227) will provide participants with an intensive, hands-on experience using the most current practices for effective strategic planning in any nonprofit organization. The course will focus on the strategic business aspects of a nonprofit organization.

You will learn:

  • how to assess the internal and external factors that influence the success of your programs;
  • how your organization can create value for your clients; and
  • ways to explore alternate futures scenarios for your organization and create strategic alternatives.

Example tools you will learn to use during the course:

  • PESTEL (for scanning the external environment)
  • SWOT (for scanning the internal environment)
  • Value Disciplines for a client-focused approach to planning
  • Scenario Planning
  • Steps for Change Leadership

In just two days, you will learn innovative ways to create a strategic plan... leave . . .Continue reading »

In this course, you will learn how to identify, develop and deliver your nonprofit organization’s story with skill, power and assurance. You’ll gain experience using the creative expression and emotional engagement techniques that professional speakers and performers use to give you the greatest opportunity to connect with your audience and inspire action.

This course is designed for professionals who work for or with nonprofit organizations and would like to gain immediately usable knowledge, skills, and techniques in the . . .Continue reading »

Measure what matters . Proving the success of your programs is critically important today, and anecdotal stories aren’t enough. The Social Impact Measurement Certificate is designed for individuals who want to lead their organization’s efforts in evaluating or tracking the performance of their programs.Continue reading »

This program, offered through the Nonprofit Management Institute at the Arizona State University's Lodestar Center for Nonprofit Innovation and Philanthropy, is specially designed to meet the needs of communities of faith. Courses will provide engaging, practice-oriented learning experiences that are focused on knowledge, skills, and techniques that can immediately be implemented in your faith-based organization. This program will provide you with an unparalleled opportunity to develop and enhance your leadership and management skills in order to best serve your faith community.


Volunteers in Service

Managing our most valuable assets: Volunteers in service. People, whether they are employees or volunteers, are the life-force of any nonprofit organization. This training session will provide tools for developing job descriptions, recruiting/hiring, orienting, training, and evaluating and coaching the performance of employees and volunteers. Special emphasis will be placed on communication, . . .Continue reading »


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