Principles of Leading Transformational Nonprofits is the first eight-week online course in all of the Nonprofit Executive Certificate programs. In this course, you’ll learn the fundamentals of nonprofit management and leadership as you explore a number of key topics, including budgeting and finance, nonprofit advocacy and more. The more you develop the business acumen to succeed in serving these organizations, the better prepared you’ll be to lead positive, transformational social change.
Effective Grant Proposal Writing guides you through every phase of creating a successful grant, from preparation through post-submittal follow up. Start by discovering how to apply key funding research tools in a practical manner and recognize factors contributing to successful funding efforts in areas including social, religion, arts and sciences, international and education. Then, take advantage of a unique opportunity to create your own grant proposal that can potentially be funded at the end of the course. You’ll also review peer proposals as you consider how grant narrative elements can influence funders’ decisions. At the conclusion of the course, one participant will be awarded $500 toward their winning grant proposal.
Effective Nonprofit Fundraising Strategies is a thorough examination of today’s most successful fundraising methods and theories. Not only will you learn to identify and motivate prospects, you will also discover the pivotal role of both funding sources and human capital resources. Most importantly, you will enhance your ability to raise and manage funds that fuel your transformative social programs.