Nonprofit Training Institute

Nonprofit Training Institute participants
Nonprofit Training Institute
The Nonprofit Training Institute offers a growing mix of courses designed to enhance the skills of experienced and new nonprofit professionals. The individual courses are tailored to a specific topic but open to all students from all new levels of experience. The programs, like the Nonprofit Leadership Boot Camp, are designed with a specific audience in mind. The institute is expanding the variety of courses offered to the public with plans to offer new courses each fall. 

At a Glance Schedule

Nonprofit Training Courses
Course Course Title Day & Dates Time Location
NPT003 Nonprofit Marketing and Communication Tuesday/Thursday, 1/14/2020  - 1/30/2020 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  Rockville MK103
 NPT006 Writing to Win: Preparation Strong Grant Application Templates Mondays, 2/3/2020 - 3/9/2020 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Gaithersburg GBTC 401
 NPT012  Program Performance Measurement and evaluation for Nonprofits Tuesday/Thursday 2/4/2020 - 3/12/2020 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. TP/SS CM221
 NPT012  Program Performance Measurement and evaluation for Nonprofits Web Based Instruction:  2/4/2020 - 3/12/2020 Online Online
 NPT002

 Nonprofit Fundraising and Development

Mondays 3/16/2020 - 4/20/2020 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Gaithersburg GBTC401
NPT013

Financial Analysis and Management for Nonprofits

Tuesday/Thursday 3/17/2020 - 4/23/2020 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. TP/SS MP140
NPT013

Financial Analysis and Management for Nonprofits

Web Based Instruction 3/17/2020 - 4/23/2020 Online Online
NPT009

Nonprofit Leadership Boot Camp. Next session is Spring 2020

You must apply to be considered for this program. For priority consideration, including scholarships, apply by Monday, February 17, 2020. Learn more about the Nonprofit Boot Camp. Applications are still being accepted.

Fridays:  3/27, 4/10, 4/24, 5/8, 5/22, the March 13th class will be rescheduled. 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. The Nonprofit Village 15800 Crabbs Branch Way, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20855

Nonprofit Leadership Course Descriptions:

Effective fundraising requires strategic planning and buy-in from staff and volunteers. This course will provide the basics of best practices in nonprofit fundraising and development, and will cover areas such as major donor development, solicitation techniques, donor database management, event planning, seeking corporate support and grants, and much more. This course is ideal for Executive Directors, Fundraising  staff, Major Gifts Officers, and volunteers. 

Raising the profile of your nonprofit organization and telling your story requires strategy and planning. This course will provide training using a wide variety of tools including social media, websites, newsletters and e-mail marketing, and media advisories. Emphasis will be on branding and messaging in support of your organization's fundraising efforts and the latest trends. This course is ideal for Executive Directors, Marketing and Communications staff, and volunteers. 

Nonprofit organizations of every size depends on grants to fund important initiatives designed to benefit the community. A good master proposal and planning will increase your chances of writing a winning proposal. Join us and learn the process of preparing strong grant applications templates. This course is ideal for Executive Directors, Program Directors, board members and freelance grant writers seeking to develop or refine their grant writing skills. You must purchase textbook(s)/materials and bring them to the first class. 

Students will gain an understanding of how to use financial information in nonprofit organizational planning, implementation, control, reporting, and analysis. The course also examines specific legal and policy issues affecting nonprofits and the role of competent financial oversight in guiding organizations through uncertain financial climates. Students in this course will develop their spreadsheet skills by using Microsoft Excel to perform financial calculations and create financial documents. Although this course is number-oriented, the emphasis is more on the application of various analytical techniques and a simple familiarity to basic accounting terms is sufficient to excel in the course. This course is ideal for executive directors, finance managers, board members, grant writers, and program officers.

In the nonprofit sector, the professionals measuring the performance of the programs and evaluating the results are in high demand in multiple sectors such as health, education, law and governance, and human rights. Learn how to design and implement program evaluations in nonprofits. The modules that will be covered in this course are planning a program evaluation, data (collection strategy, quality measurement, matching stakeholder needs, analysis and interpretation, and reporting results), and data-driven decision-making.This course is ideal for executive directors, project managers, board members, grant writers, and program officers.

Montgomery College's Nonprofit Leadership Development program focuses on developing the leadership potential and capacity of emerging leaders serving our community and striving to create beneficial change for the people who live here and the environment they live in. Designed for participants who are either new to a leadership role or looking to expand their leadership confidence and competence from within a mid-level leadership job.  This seminar engages participants in clarifying the role leadership in their lives and their work, developing strategies to advance their individual leadership aspirations, and mastering framework that support leadership success.

These  skills and understanding are then applied to key areas of nonprofit organizational management with opportunities to assess and recreate systems that align our day-to-day work with the outcomes we want to create for ourselves and the organizations we serve. The program introduces practical tools and frameworks and then uses them to explore the different management domains of governance, programming , finance, human resources, strategy, communications, and engagement. 

You must apply to be admitted to the Nonprofit Leadership Boot Camp.

Learn more about Nonprofit Leadership Boot Camp and how to apply.

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