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The 2022 grant cycle has closed. Congratulations to our 10 grantees!

NonprofitReady Grant Program

We know that many nonprofits are struggling to provide meaningful professional development opportunities to their staff. We also know that having an engaged board of directors is as essential as having engaged employees. The Nonprofit Summer School Grant Program is a great way to support your people AND your bottom line!


If you are a U.S.-based nonprofit that is committed to the professional development of your employees and board members, here’s how you can earn a $1,000 grant to support your amazing cause:

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  1. Let us know you are interested in participating in the Nonprofit Summer School Grant Program by emailing us at You must apply by September 30, 2022.

  2. We will email you more details and a verification form.

  3. Have 10 of your employees or board members register for and complete at least one of NonprofitReady’s free online certificate programs:

  4. Once all 10 employees or board members have earned a certificate, submit your verification form as soon as possible. IMPORTANT: The email addresses you provide must match the email addresses your employees/board members use to create their free account in NonprofitReady.

  5. staff will verify your 10 certificate completions and contact you to remit payment.


This grant is limited to the first 10 nonprofits that meet the requirements. So, rally your people to earn free professional certificates today!



  • Your organization must be a U.S.-based nonprofit with a valid 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(4) designation, verifiable by an Employer Identification Number (EIN).

  • Your organization must have 10 or more employees and/or board members.

  • Only 10 grants will be awarded.

  • Limit one grant per eligible nonprofit.

  • Once 10 nonprofits have met all the eligibility criteria, no further applications will be accepted.

  • Both existing and new NonprofitReady learners are eligible to help your organization earn the 10 certificates needed for your organization to qualify.

  • The email addresses you provide must match the email addresses your employees and/or board members use for their NonprofitReady account.

  • All certificates must be completed after August 1, 2022.

  • Only employees and board members of your organization are eligible.

  • Only one certificate per employee or board member counts toward the 10 required to earn this grant.

  • “Completion” of a certificate program entails completing all three courses and passing the exam.

  • NonprofitReady staff will verify completion dates for all learners.

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