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Here are some of the 400+ free classes related to non-profit entities


What Is an IP Address

What Is an IP Address. Tagged as: Compliance, Security

Grant Proposal Red Flags

This 2 minute video is designed for anyone responsible for their organization's grant proposals.

Developing Logframes

In this 30-minute course, you will receive an explanation of a key element of program design, monitoring and evaluation: the logical framework or logframe. Learn what logframes are, why they…

Design for Non-Designers: 5 Design Cheats

This 4 minute video is designed for non-designers seeking to improve their design skills.

Getting Foundation Grants: Research & Resources

This 50 minute recorded webinar is designed for nonprofit professionals responsible for identifying and securing grants.

Better Selecting and Onboarding Volunteers

This 65 minute recorded webinar is designed for anyone responsible for recruiting, onboarding, and managing volunteers.

The Guide to Meaningful Nonprofit Metrics

This 40 page guide will teach you about the metrics you need to track in order accurately report on success and areas of improvement. When your organization observes and applies the right…

Identifying Competencies for Nonprofit Leaders

This 38 minute recorded webinar is designed for nonprofit leaders and managers interested in leveraging a competency-based approach to developing their teams.

Overcoming Information Overload - Podcast

In this 13 minute podcast Christopher Frank and Paul Magnone, authors of the new book, Drinking from the Fire Hose: Making Smarter Decisions Without Drowning in Information, explain the power…

9 Ways to Promote Your YouTube Video Like You Give a Darn! Part 2

This 7 minute video is designed for anyone responsible for administering and promoting their nonprofit's presence on YouTube.

A Leader's Guide to Motivating Employees

In this 30-page guide, the author's examine key areas of organizational behavior and management apply them to your nonprofit. The recommendations outlined are modeled after the ninth edition…

Recognize Email Phishing Attempts

Recognize Email Phishing Attempts. Tagged as: Compliance, Security

Emergency Preparedness: American Red Cross

This 30-minute online course covers the basics of how to plan and prepare for disasters with a focus on earthquakes and home fires. This course is designed for all members of the public.

Learning Metrics: Building Your Training Scorecard

This 68 minute recorded webinar is designed for nonprofit leaders responsible for administering training programs for internal and/or external employees and volunteers.

Management Essentials

In this 1 hour and 30 minute curriculum, you will learn to become a more effective manager and leader. You will learn how to sharpen your decision making skills, how to guide your team and…

Best SEO Tips for Nonprofits - in under 10 minutes

This 9 minute video is designed for anyone responsible for their organization's online marketing efforts.

Tech-Savvy Communications: A Toolkit for Nonprofits

The Tech-Savvy Communications toolkit, released by NPower Seattle, is a practical, interactive guide that will help you develop and effective message for your nonprofit, offers you…

How to Track and Scale Your Efforts

In this five minute video you will learn how to track your Google Ad campaigns and how to scale your efforts with Google Analytics. Google Analytics will help you understand what is happening…

Introduction to Finding Grants

This 15 minute video is designed for anyone seeking to better understand the grantseeking process.

100 Days for Good - Episode 9: Regulatory Advocacy Made Real

In this 30 minute podcast, hosts Kristina and Jamie run through the news of the week including the Congressional Budget Office report on the American Health Care Act and how this might affect…

10 Step Annual Budget Checklist

This 1-page resource focuses on 10 key steps to planning and monitoring an annual budget to ensure it reflects your organization’s programs, mission, and strategic plan.

The Ultimate Guide to PR for Nonprofits

In this 20 page guide you will learn how to put together a public relations strategy. Nonprofits that cannot afford professional PR help can feel stuck and powerless. Either way, the PR…

Diversity on the Job: Diversity and You

In this 1-hour online course, you will learn strategies for exploring your attitudes towards diversity as well as for increasing your acceptance of diverse cultures, people and ideas.

Anticipating Project Risks - Part A

This 15-minute online course focuses on how to identify, evaluate, process and supervise project risks. The course is designed for anyone responsible for managing projects and/or programs and…

How Two Factor Authentication Works

How Two Factor Authentication Works. Tagged as: Compliance, Security

Introduction to Negotiation and Conflict Management

In completing this course, you will gain proficiency in the following skills: (1)Preparing for negotiation, (2)Cultivating relationships with constituents and counterparts, (3)Focusing on…

Where do I go from here? Engage Volunteers in New Ways

This 45 minute recorded webinar is designed for anyone responsible for managing their nonprofit's volunteer program.

Manage App Permissions

Manage App Permissions. Tagged as: Compliance, Security

Online Outreach Tools Guide

Trying to decide if you should invest time and resources into tweeting or blogging? Have you heard the terms but are not sure what they mean or how they fit into your work? This can be…

Executive Directors Guide: Leadership

In this 8-page downloadable excerpt from the Executive Directors Guide: The Guide to Successful Nonprofit Management, you will learn about the critical leadership issues for executive…

Storytelling and the Art of Email Writing

In this 16-page downloadable guide, you will learn about the Do’s and Don’ts of using stories in email fundraising campaigns. Stories can be compelling and very effective tools to propel…

Tom Wujec: Build a Tower, Build a Team

This 7-minute video is designed for anyone interested in design and technology to help teamwork and collaboration. Tom Wujec studies how we share and absorb information. He's an innovative…

Social Networking for Users

In this 1-hour online course, you will learn how to employ social networking services in a business context. Focus will be placed on the services available and using them in a professional…

Capital Supports Mission

This 1-hour recorded webinar is designed to show the necessary connection between your mission and your business model.

RSA Animate: Language As A Window Into Human Nature

In this 11 minute video, psychologist and linguist Steven Pinker shows us how the mind turns finite building blocks of language into infinite meanings. This video is ideal for individual…

Introduction to Policy Governance (2 of 2)

This 38 minute video is designed for nonprofit leaders interested in board governance.


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