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


Does Brainstorming Really Work?

In this two minute video, author Jonah Lehrer tackles the question psychologists have been baffled by for nearly half a century; is brainstorming is a technique that extracts the best out of…

Sharing Company Information on Social Media

Sharing Company Information on Social Media. Tagged as: Compliance, Security

Recorded Webinar: Social Media in Emergencies

Timo Luege from Social Media for Good (http://sm4good.com/) explores how social media can be used by NGOs and humanitarian organizations before and during emergencies.

Using Technology Wisely - Podcast

This 24-minute podcast by Kory Kogon,one of the Co-Authors of The 5 Choices: The Path to Extraordinary Productivity, explains why it is both easier and harder to achieve extraordinary…

Revisioning Overhead

In this 2-minute video, you will learn how to communicate true program costs to your supporters and potential funders. By providing a simple visual guide, you can help transform the way you…

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…

Joe Gebbia: How Airbnb Designs for Trust

This 16-minute video is designed for anyone interested in approaching problems from a different perspective. Joe Gebbia, the co-founder of Airbnb, bet his whole company on the belief that…

Introduction to Proposal Writing

In this 27-minute video, learn how to write effective proposals that address what funders really want to know. Receive access to sample proposals and funding resources for Foundations,…

Secure Your Wi-Fi Router

Secure Your Wi-Fi Router. Tagged as: Compliance, Security

Building Resiliency: Avoiding Burnout While Optimizing Organizational Achievement

In this 1 hour and 10 minute curriculum, nonprofit experts and authors Beth Kanter and Aliza Sherman provide easy to implement strategies for individuals and leaders looking to optimize…

Unlocking Google Ad Grants

This curriculum is best-suited for those who work on marketing, fundraising, and volunteerism efforts.

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.

Introduction to Policy Governance (1 of 2)

This 23 minute video is designed for nonprofit leaders interested in board governance.

Time Management: Analyzing Your Use of Time

In this 1-hour online course, you will learn how to analyze your current time management skills to determine how to make it more efficient.

Protect Your Computer from Attack

Protect Your Computer from Attack. Tagged as: Compliance, Security

Preparing and Structuring the Annual Performance Review - Part A

This 10-minute online course is designed for anyone responsible for administering performance reviews.

Do More With Google Analytics: How To Set Up Search Console

In this short two minute video, you will learn how to configure your google search console. If your organization is using google analytics and ad words, you don't want to miss this video.…

Storytelling for Fundraising

In this 1-hour recorded presentation, you will learn from Dalya Massachi, author of Writing to Make a Difference: 25 Powerful Techniques to Boost Your Community Impact. She will help you…

The #GivingTuesday Campaign Planner

This planner is designed to be a helpful tool for you and your team as you plan your #GivingTuesday efforts. It will walk you through all of the details and decisions you need to make as you…

Impact Grant Program

This curriculum contains key resources and reference materials to help you learn more about the Impact Grant program.

Where do I go from here? Engage Volunteers in New Ways

This 45 minute recorded webinar is designed for anyone responsible for managing their nonprofit's volunteer program.

Boosting Your Confidence

This 8-minute micro-learning online course on confidence contains a 3 minute video, quiz, summary document and additional short audio clips. Feeling confident and performing at your best is…

Tony Fadell: The First Secret of Design is... Noticing

This 17-minute video is designed for anyone interested in noticing and driving change and efficiencies. As human beings, we get used to "the way things are" really fast. Tony Fadell,…

Google Analytics for Nonprofits - Basics Tutorial

This 6 minute video is designed for anyone seeking to introduce themselves to Google Analytics.

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.

Mindfulness: Beginner's Mind

This 8-minute micro-learning online course on mindfulness contains a 3 minute video, quiz, summary document and additional short audio clips. When you are under a lot of pressure, you may not…

Introducción a la Justicia de Género (Gender Justice, An Introduction - Spanish)

Este curso de 90 minutos proporciona una base sólida de entendimiento de los términos y las ideas relacionados con la justicia de género y los derechos de las mujeres. A través de…

Dan Gilbert: The surprising science of happiness

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

Safety and Security for Staff Learning Pathway

Completion of this curriculum will qualify you for a verifiable Open Badge. The badge allows you to display and publish your achievements which may help with future career and education…

Introduction to Unconscious Bias

In this 35-minute curriculum, comprised of 2-4 minute microlearning courses, you will learn about unconscious bias and how it affects your decision-making.

Simon Sinek on Intensity vs Consistency

In this 3-minute animated video, leadership expert Simon Sinek talks about how great organizational culture is achieved through consistency, not intensity. Sinek examines why workplaces…

4 Reasons Nonprofits Should Use Google Analytics

This 6 minute video is designed for marketing-focused professionals seeking to learn more about Google Analytics.

Growth is Not Enough

In this 4-minute video, Kate Raworth, a renegade economist teaching at Oxford University, discusses how our politicians are hung up on keeping the growth curve rising. But does GDP really…

How to Track and Scale Your Efforts

In this five minute video you will learn how to track your Google Ad campaigns and how to scale your efforts with Google Analytics. Google Analytics will help you understand what is happening…

What Is Malware

What Is Malware. Tagged as: Compliance, Security

Cultural Fit in the Nonprofit Sector

This 4-page document is a Bridgespan conversation with Brian O-Connell, co-founder of Independent Sector, and provides insights into the culture of nonprofits and the essential considerations…


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