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Learn the essentials of working in the nonprofit sector and earn free certificates and badges from NonprofitReady

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NonprofitReady Certificate Programs

Essentials Certificate
New to the nonprofit sector or looking for a refresher of the basics? This 90-minute curriculum covers the structure of nonprofits, how they raise money, and how to succeed in your nonprofit career.
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Essentials Certificate
Co-developed with CNM, this 2-hour curriculum is for anyone new to nonprofit fundraising or looking to gain a better understanding of effective fundraising.
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Grant Seeking Essentials Certificate
Co-developed with CNM, this 3-hour curriculum is designed for anyone new to nonprofit grant seeking or nonprofit professionals wanting to refresh their grant seeking knowledge.
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Financial Management Essentials Certificate
Co-developed with David Greco, this certificate program will help you understand the basics of nonprofit finance and determine the full cost of operating a nonprofit.
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Essentials Certificate
Co-developed with Nonprofit Marketing Guide, this certificate program will help you understand the basics of nonprofit marketing and create and implement successful marketing plans.
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Nonprofit Board Member Essentials Certificate
Our newest free certificate program is coming in early 2022! Co-developed with CNM, these short courses cover the essentials of nonprofit boards and how they operate.

CFRE Continuing Education Credits:

Full participation in these courses is applicable for continuing education (CE) points in Category 1.B – Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification. Learn more.

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What Our Learners Say

“Concise, interactive, and engaging. As a person new to the nonprofit sector, I can say that I am more knowledgeable after this training than I was before I started.” 

— Lakesha B.


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