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


Project Management Essentials - Part B

This 15-minute online course is designed for anyone responsible for managing projects and/or programs.

Getting Foundation Grants: Research & Resources

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

Support an Inclusive Culture

In this one-hour and 15-minute curriculum, comprised of 4-10 minute microlearning courses, you will learn how to support an inclusive culture within your workplace.

The Emerging Leaders Playbook

In this 55-page downloadable book, authors Beth Kanter and Third Plateau Consulting provide a comprehensive toolkit to help you, and your nonprofit, navigate the complex nature of growing a…

Recorded Webinar: Advancing your Humanitarian Career in an Age of Professionalization

Dr. Alexander van Tulleken, Academic Director of Fordham University's Institute for International Humanitarian Affairs, discusses how humanitarians can best advance their careers in an…

Making Your New Management Position Successful - Part A

This 12-minute online course is designed for new managers as well as those looking for a basic refresher on the core principles of management.

Google Presentations: 01-Getting Started, Presentation Fundamentals, Formatting Text and Drawing Opt

This 1 hour 15-minute online course details the different features available in Google Presentations. This is part one of a two part course series.

The Online Fundraising Assessment

In this 39-page downloadable guide, you will learn that successful online fundraising is the sum of many parts. From launching donor acquisition tactics to designing a beautiful website,…

Outlook 2010 - Getting Started

In this 1-hour online course you will learn the basic features and functionality of Outlook 2010, including an introduction to the redesigned interface, how to create e-mail messages, and…

Gettin' Creepy With It: How to Find Your Target Audience Within Facebook

In this 6-minute video, you will learn to use Facebook data to find your target audience. Facebook has a lot of data on everyone, and there are ways to find your target audience within…

Presenting a Proposal (Business English Series)

This 8-minute micro-learning online course on presenting a proposal contains a 2 minute video, quiz, summary document and additional short audio clips. The presentation of a proposal is…

Welcome Series 101 for your Nonprofit

In this 5 minute video you will learn why welcome series emails are essential to retaining your supporters. This is the first impression that your supporters are going to get, so you have to…

Chlorine Awareness 117-06

This 60-minute online course will teach you to recognize the occupational hazards and potential health effects of chlorine exposure.

Office 2010 New Core Features

In this 1-hour online course you will learn key new features and enhancements in the Office 2010 suite of products. It also introduces product-specific new features and enhancements in the…

Guiding Team and Individual Actions - Part A

This 15-minute online course is designed for leaders seeking to improve their management of teams.

9 Ways to Promote Your YouTube Video Like You Give a Darn! Part 1

This 8 minute video is designed for anyone responsible for administering and promoting their nonprofit's presence on YouTube.

Being an Effective Team Member

In this 1-hour course, you will learn that being an effective team member involves putting the team first and setting aside personal desires and goals. By maximizing your contributions to the…

Why We Need to Stop Playing the Blame Game

In this three and half minute video, inspirational thinker Brene Brown considers why we blame others, how it sabotages our relationships, and why we desperately need to move beyond this toxic…

Impact Grant Program

This curriculum contains key resources and reference materials to help you learn more about the Impact Grant program.

How to Organize Your Campaigns

In this nine minute video, you will learn proven strategies to organize your google grant campaign, providing a solid foundation for success. Understanding the best practices provided in this…

Fix Simple Security Mistakes

Fix Simple Security Mistakes. Tagged as: Compliance, Security

Bunker Roy: Learning from a Barefoot Movement

This 19-minute video is designed for anyone interested in inclusive development. Bunker Roy, founder of the Barefoot College in Rajasthan, India, describes how his school helps rural…

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…

Webinar: Relationships for Leadership Success and High Performance Teams

As a nonprofit professional, you know that working in this sector is not without its challenges. Long hours, strained resources, and daunting societal issues often conspire to create a…

Having a Difficult Conversation

In this 1-hour online course, you will learn how to successfully navigate difficult conversations through such methods as creating and following a meeting agenda, fostering open dialogue, and…

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…

Crane and Hoist Safety 112-01

This 60-minute online course describes rules and responsibilities for the safe operation of cranes, hoists, and riggings. Learn to perform hand signals and a safety checklist for the…

Nonprofit Essentials Pack

In this 1 hour and 30 minute curriculum you will learn the basics that will kick-start your career in the nonprofit sector. The materials provided in this curriculum will introduce you to the…

Password Habits That Protect You

Password Habits That Protect You. Tagged as: Compliance, Security

The Nonprofit Ready Podcast: Alethea Hannemann, Taproot Foundation

This 35 minute podcast is designed for nonprofit professionals seeking to learn about the career pathways of today's most innovative nonprofit leaders. Course Objectives: • Explore the…

Introduction to Finding Grants

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


In this 11-minute video, Dan Pink illustrates the hidden truths behind what really motivates us at home and in the workplace.

Results-based Protection

In this 5-minute video you will learn about the key elements of results-based protection (RBP) which help us make informed decisions to mitigate threats, reduce vulnerabilities, and enhance…

PowerPoint 2016 - Modifying and Formatting Slides

In this 1-hour online course, you will learn how to set up a basic presentation, ordering a sequence of slides and applying a presentation theme and slide layout. You'll also learn how to add…

Introduction to Fundraising Planning

This 15 minute video is designed for anyone responsible for their organization's fundraising planning efforts. It covers the basic steps for creating your fundraising plan.

The S Word: In Pursuit of Sustainability

This recording is ideal for anyone new to financial management in nonprofits and individuals starting a nonprofit.


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