Upcoming NMI Courses

Course Date Offered Course Delivery/Region Register Qualifies for certificate(s)
NMI 102 - Maximizing Human Potential in Nonprofits (Phoenix) April 2019 April 25, 2019 - 9:00am to
April 26, 2019 - 5:00pm
Phoenix Metro Register/pay online Nonprofit Management Certificate
Advanced Grant Development – Federal Proposal Certificate (Online) Spring 2019 April 29, 2019 to
June 16, 2019
Online Register/pay online Grant Development & Proposal Writing Certificates
NMI 103 - Effective Financial Management Principles (Online) May 2019 May 6, 2019 to
May 19, 2019
Online Register/pay online Fundraising and Sustainable Financial Management Certificate, Nonprofit Management Certificate
NMI 142 - Communicating with Purpose (Phoenix) May 2019 May 16, 2019 - 9:00am to
May 16, 2019 - 3:00pm
Phoenix Metro Register/pay online Nonprofit Marketing and Strategic Communications Certificate


Use a Segal Award


AmeriCorps participants can use their Segal Education Award for NMI certificates and the Certified Nonprofit Professional credential.

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Starting line

Do you want to start a nonprofit? Take our free 15-minute readiness assessment, then in a two-hour webinar learn how to start a sustainable organization that meets your community's needs and achieves your personal goals.

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Online Boot Camp

Tell Your Story Boot Camp

In the online Tell Your Story Boot Camp, you will learn how to identify, develop and deliver your nonprofit organization’s story with skill, power and assurance.

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About the Nonprofit Management Institute

Since 1993, the ASU Lodestar Center's Nonprofit Management Institute (NMI) has taught nonprofit professionals the most up-to-date trends affecting the sector today; how to lead and manage staff, volunteers and board members more effectively; and how to make strategic planning, marketing, fundraising and resource development work for you.

Our programs are open to individuals of all educational backgrounds and levels of experience who are seeking professional development, from staff and management to volunteers and board members, as well as private-sector professionals seeking a career change. We fill a unique educational niche by helping hundreds of working adults reach their professional development goals.

With online and in-person certificate programs, NMI is dedicated to building the capacity for those who lead, manage and support nonprofit organizations. The professional development certificates offered through NMI provide you with an unparalleled opportunity to develop and enhance your leadership and management skills that you need to make your organization thrive and grow.


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