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Here are some of the 400+ free classes related to non-profit entities


Elizabeth Gilbert: Your elusive creative genius

This 19 minute video is designed for anyone seeking to better understand their creative potential.

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…

What Is Malware

What Is Malware. Tagged as: Compliance, Security

SingleTasking: Get More Done, One Thing at a Time

This 1-hour webcast focuses on how to clear and calm your mind, arrange your schedule and environment, and gently but firmly manage the expectations of people around you so that you can…

Whoever Tells the Best Story Wins

This 1-hour recorded webcast focuses on a few techniques for embedding stories into your communications for impact, so you will be heard “above the noise.”

What Are Security and Privacy

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

Quick Guide to Online Fundraising

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

Introduction to Negotiation and Conflict Management

In completing this course, you will gain proficiency in the following skills: (1)Preparing for negotiation, (2)Cultivating relationships with constituents and counterparts, (3)Focusing on…

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…

Project Planning - Part A

This 15-minute online course is designed for anyone responsible for managing projects and/or programs.

Excel 2016 - Essentials: Formatting Data

In this 1-hour online course, you will learn how to create custom formatting and styles, and copy formatting from cell to cell. In addition to formatting and styling data in Excel 2016, you…

Master Emotional Intelligence

In this 20-minute curriculum, comprised of 2-3 minute microlearning courses, you will learn about the types of emotional intelligence and how you can improve your ability to manage your…

Dan Gilbert: The surprising science of happiness

This 21 minute video is designed for nonprofit professionals seeking to explore additional insights into stress management.

Project Management Essentials - Part B

This 15-minute online course is designed for anyone responsible for managing projects and/or programs.

Effectively Managing Change in Non Profits

This 49 minute recorded webinar is designed for nonprofit leaders seeking best practices in employing change management strategies.

Shigeru Ban: Emergency Shelters Made from Paper

This 12-minute video is designed for anyone interested in shelter or sustainable architecture. Pritzker Prize-winning architect Shigeru Ban began experiments with ecologically sound building…

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.

Generating Creative and Innovative Ideas: Maximizing Team Creativity

In this 1-hour online course, you will learn how to maximize team creativity by exploring several topics such as how creativity is influenced by work environment and team diversity.

Nonprofit Finance Fundamentals

This 65 minute recorded webinar is designed for anyone seeking to better understand the basics of nonprofit finance.

Tom Wujec: Build a Tower, Build a Team

This 7-minute video is designed for anyone interested in design and technology to help teamwork and collaboration. Tom Wujec studies how we share and absorb information. He's an innovative…

Introduction to Fundraising Planning

This 15 minute video is designed for anyone responsible for their organization's fundraising planning efforts. It covers the basic steps for creating your fundraising plan.

The Modern Meeting - Podcast

This 10-minute podcast by Al Pittampalli, the author of "Read This Before Our Next Meeting" outlines a fresh methodology to the meeting structure. The “modern meeting” encourages…

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…

Tactical Technology Planning Primer

This 50-minute curriculum will help you spot where technology improvements are needed in your organization, and understand what’s practical for you – even if you don’t have any…


This 8-minute micro-learning online course on self-management contains a 2 minute video, quiz, and summary documents. Your first management role is self-management. Without demonstrating that…

Optimizing Your Work/Life Balance: Maintaining Your Life Balance

In this 1-hour online course, you will learn techniques for achieving and preserving work/life balance as well as how passive, aggressive and assertive behaviors contribute to finding this balance.

First Aid Resuscitation – Choking, CPR, and AED 103-03

This 50-minute online course teaches you to identify the signs of choking, cardiac arrest, heart attack, and stroke. Learn how to assist victims using appropriate first aid techniques…

Introduction to School Disaster Management

This 60-minute online course introduces template tools for integrating disaster management into ongoing school-based management. This is built on Save the Children's experience in several…

Creating Cause Marketing Partnerships with Meaning

In this 55-minute recorded webinar, you will learn about cause marketing, particularly how your organization can engage with private sector partners to raise awareness and donations for your…

The Secret Powers of Time

In this 11-minute video, renowned psychologist Professor Philip Zimbardo explains how our individual perspectives of time affect our work, health and well-being.

What Makes a Proposal Stand Out?

This 1 minute video is designed for anyone involved in their organization's proposal writing process.

Web Optimization

In this 25 minute curriculum you will learn the basics of optimizing your online presence. This includes SEO and A/B testing your online efforts. You'll also be introduced to a variety of…

Succession Management Best Practices for Nonprofits: Part 2

This 49 minute recorded webinar is designed for nonprofit leaders seeking to better understand effective succession management.

Demystifying Humanitarian Financing: The Humanitarian Financing Landscape - Realities and Trends for

This 2 hour 20-minute curriculum focuses on the current realities and emerging trends of humanitarian financing. Participants will be provided with an overview of the different traditional…

Shelter Fundamentals

This 2.5-hour online course will prepare participants to assist in the opening, organizing, operating, and closing of a Red Cross shelter. This course is designed for those individuals…

How to Measure Your Audience With YouTube Analytics

This 5 minute video is designed for anyone responsible for administering and promoting their nonprofit's presence on YouTube.


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