This series is designed to give participants a basic, overall knowledge of the nonprofit sector, perfect for professionals interested in entering the nonprofit sector, those who are new to the field or for those who have recently started their own nonprofit. After completing this introductory series, participants are encouraged to continue their professional development by enrolling in a Certificate Program.

Required: one core workshop and four electives

Enroll in these classes on our Workshop Calendar.

Core class:

  • Nonprofit 101: Basics of Nonprofit Sector (July 6)

Electives (choose four):

  • How to Raise the Money You Need: The Fundamentals of Fundraising (August 25)
  • Speaking the Language of Numbers: An Introduction to Financial Management (January 24 - look for additional dates in 2018)
  • Career Transition: What’s It Like to Work in the Nonprofit Sector? (January 19 - look for additional dates in 2018)
  • Governance Basics 101 (March 29 - look for additional dates in 2018)
  • Networking Non-Negotiables (May 5 - look for additional dates in 2018)
  • Understanding Strategic Planning (August 10)
  • Marketing 101: More Than Social Media (August 31)

Use our Workshop Calendar to register for classes in the introductory series.

Email Education Manager Callie Elliott at to enroll in this series.