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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.
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.
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.
Personal Safety and Security Certificate
Co-developed with Save the Children, this certificate program will help you prepare for, mitigate, and respond to risks in order to deliver on your mission.

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.

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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