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Here are some of the 500+ classes related to non-profit entities


PowerPoint 2010 - Visually Enhancing Presentations

This 1-hour online course enables you to use themes, graphics and SmartArt features to create visually appealing, professional and effective presentations.

Project Management

In this 2 hour and 45 minute curriculum, you will learn about the full cycle of project management. From planning to delivery, and to methods to reduce time to completion, these courses will…

Quick Guide to Online Fundraising

This 5 minute video is designed for fundraising-focused nonprofit professionals.

Competency Based Interviewing

This 30-minute online course explores competency based interviewing and consists of a short self-paced animated module, including various examples and activities.

Introduction to Nonprofit Finances

In this 2 hour and 10 minute curriculum, you will learn the basic concepts and operating principles of nonprofit finances. This curriculum will cover the essentials of the 990, sustainability…

WebTalks - Strategies for a Successful Nonprofit Job Search

In this 20-minute WebTalk, we talk with Victoria Crispo, a nonprofit career development specialist at Idealist.org. During this conversation you will learn about how a nonprofit job search…

8 Ways to Become a Tweetstar

In this five minute video you will learn eight simple ways to leverage the power of Twitter for promoting your organization's cause and growing your visibility to new audiences. This video is…

The Overhead Myth

In this 2-minute video, you will learn a new way to communicate about the true costs of nonprofits. By providing a simple visual guide to stakeholders, you can help transform the way we talk…

Preventing Burnout

In this 6-page document Dr. Laurie Anne Pearlman offers strategies for both individuals and organizations on how to help resist burnout. This material is useful for humanitarian aid and…

Hans Rosling: The best stats you've ever seen

In this 20-minute video, statistics expert Hans Rosling exposes myths about global development and demonstrates how objectively recorded data can be used to inform solutions to some of the…

Office 2010 Interface, Word 2010, and Excel 2010

In this 1-hour online course you will learn the functionality and interface changes new with Office 2010.

Encrypt Your Data

Encrypt Your Data. Tagged as: Compliance, Security

The Nonprofit Ready Podcast: Jacki Weber, Homeboy Industries

This 30 minute podcast is designed for nonprofit professionals interested in learning more about career paths in fundraising and development.

Writing Effective Emails

This five module series from UNHCR aims to improve effective written communication. Topics: Effective Writing, Office Correspondence, Report Writing, Proposal and Report Writing for…

The Nonprofit Ready Podcast: Alethea Hannemann, Taproot Foundation

This 35 minute podcast is designed for nonprofit professionals seeking to learn about the career pathways of today's most innovative nonprofit leaders. Course Objectives: • Explore the…

Project Management Fundamentals

In this 1-hour online course, you will learn the fundamentals of project management to facilitate projects related to your areas of responsibility within the organization as well as to…

Optimizing Your Self-Care Based on Your Coping Style

In this 5-minute video Dr. Rick Williamson explains three coping styles aid workers typically use to respond to stress and critical incidents and provides self-care tips for each style on how…

Board Governance: What’s Your Strategy?

In this 60 minute curriculum you will learn the about the responsibilities of nonprofit leaders to ensure that their organizations boards are running efficiently and adhere to the highest…

The Effective Board Chair

This 7-minute video is an essential primer, and a handy refresher, for nonprofit board chairs, detailing the five key responsibilities of the position, and featuring key tips for managing and…

Creating a Comprehensive and Engaging Volunteer Training Program

This 57 minute recorded webinar is designed for anyone responsible for the management and facilitation of their nonprofit's volunteer program.

The Nonprofit Growth Guide

In this 25-page guide, you will learn how some of the most successful nonprofits continue their upward growth. This guidebook provides eight examples of nonprofits that have grown using one…

What Does Private Browsing Really Mean

What Does Private Browsing Really Mean. Tagged as: Compliance, Security

Performance Feedback and Coaching

In this 53 minute curriculum you will learn strategies to provide coaching and feedback to your employees to increase their effectiveness and job satisfaction.

Introduction: Google Ad Grant Advanced Series

This fourteen minute web recording is the first in a six part series produced specifically for NonprofitReady.org about how to maximize Google Ad Word grants. Google can help your…

Understanding Cash Flow

In this three minute video, you will learn the basics of cash flow. No matter how expertly you manage your budget, you can confidently project a surplus at the end of the year and still not…

Playing by the Rules: Creating an Effective Volunteer Handbook

This 62 minute webinar is designed for anyone responsible for managing their nonprofit's volunteers.

The Nonprofit Ready Podcast: Marsha Charney, Students Run L.A.

This 31 minute podcast is designed for anyone seeking to better understand how nonprofit executive directors approach and manage scale.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: The danger of a single story

This 19-minute video is designed for anyone seeking to better understand the importance of the inclusion of multiple perspectives.

Effective Decision-Making - Part A

This 15-minute online course is designed for nonprofit leaders seeking to improve their decision-making skills.

Excel 2016 - Essentials: Creating, Editing, and Saving Workbooks

In this 1-hour online course, you will learn how to cut, copy, and paste data; navigate between data cells and worksheets; and customize your Excel workspace. You will also learn about…

What Are Security and Privacy

What Are Security and Privacy. Tagged as: Compliance, Security

The Guide to Holiday Fundraising

In this 26-page guide you will learn how to maximize the holiday season to meet your end of year fundraising goals. For many organizations, holiday fundraising is an integral part of their…

Preparing for Next Year… Today

This 7 minute video is designed for nonprofit managers responsible for administering performance reviews.

Everyone Ready: Connecting Social Media and Volunteering

In this 68 minute curriculum from Energize, Inc., you will learn how social media has transformed the way you can recruit and engage volunteers. In this curriculum you will learn about how…

Thinking on Your Feet: What to Say When You're at a Loss for Words

This 1-hour webcast provides useful tips for handling what to say when you were not planning on saying anything at all.

Manage App Permissions

Manage App Permissions. Tagged as: Compliance, Security


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