The Nonprofit Management Certificate Program will provide you with the skills necessary to effectively manage a nonprofit organization. Through both required workshops, you will gain skills in financial management, board development and governance, fundraising, and planning and evaluation. Elective workshops volunteer management, grantwriting, marketing, and human resources will round out your nonprofit management portfolio. This certificate program is ideal for those working in the nonprofit sector who want to enhance their skills, those interested in the nonprofit world, and anyone considering a career transition into nonprofit work.

This program is offered at the Pease Tradeport in Portsmouth and the UNH Manchester campus, and consists of four required workshops and two electives that can be chosen from a variety of offerings. You are required to complete the program within two years. For those wishing to complete the program sooner, sufficient topics are offered each year.

Four Required Workshops:

Introduction to Nonprofit Financial Management
Nonprofit Board Development & Governance
Introduction to Fundraising for Nonprofits
Nonprofit Planning and Evaluation

Electives (choose two)*:

Nonprofit Volunteer Management
Developing an Annual Fundraising Plan
Introduction to Grantwriting
Grant Management Techniques for Nonprofits
Introduction to Basic Project Management
Topics in Advanced Project Management
Change Management Toolkit
Facilitation Skills
Human Resources 101: Practitioner Skills Workshop
Build Your Digital Marketing Plan
Email Marketing Strategy & Execution

*Electives may vary by semester.

Note: Seminars marked with a GW at the end of their description apply to this program.
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