Non Profit

Nonprofit Management Certificate-SPRING 2020 BEDFORD SECTIONS HAVE MOVED TO ONLINE VIA ZOOM

This program introduces the key concepts and critical management components for all nonprofit organizations. From fundraising and board development, to volunteer management and program evaluation, this comprehensive series of courses is designed for anyone interested in launching a nonprofit organization or assisting in your own professional growth. Fall 2020 all certificate classes will be offered throughout the semester. Questions:  Please email EllisL@middlesex.mass.edu

Nonprofit Board Governance
Nonprofit boards have responsibilities to the nonprofits they serve. How should you translate the role & responsibilities of the board into individual responsibilities of each board member? In this course we will explore concepts like board development and engagement, board committees, legal issues in the nonprofit sector, leadership and conflict resolution, and meeting management. (3 Hours) $55
03/23           6:00pm - 9:00pm        M                  GLATT
CAR 916 30      19844                  **THIS CLASS IS NOW BEING OFFERED ONLINE**

Building Your Base: Cultivating Donors, Members and Volunteers
Engaging stakeholders such as volunteers, members, and donors is an essential skill for nonprofit organizations. Unfortunately, this process is often undeveloped and overlooked. In this course, we will build our understanding of how to engage individual volunteers, members, and donors more deeply and more consistently. (6 Hours) $99
03/30 - 04/06           6:00pm - 9:00pm           M                GLATT
CAR 917 30                     19846                     **THIS CLASS IS NOW BEING OFFERED ONLINE**

Program Development & Evaluation
Developing programs which are clearly and closely tied to the organization’s mission, vision and theory of change, as well as community needs, is a pillar of organizational success. At the same time, program evaluations that assess the activities undertaken during the project and provides a rigorous understanding of the program’s impact, providing critical information for refining the program and assessing the program’s effectiveness. (6 Hours) $99
04/27 - 05/04            6:00pm - 9:00pm          M                   GLATT
CAR 918 30                      19848                   **THIS CLASS IS NOW BEING OFFERED ONLINE**

Effective Marketing &
  Communication
Building effective nonprofit messaging and telling your nonprofit’s story builds awareness and attracts the right people to your organization. We will learn how to build an effective communication plan for a nonprofit organization that includes social media strategy, public relations strategies, and segmentation/messaging strategies. (3 Hours) $55
04/13                      6:00pm - 9:00pm            M                       GLATT
CAR 919 30                    19850                  **THIS CLASS IS NOW BEING OFFERED ONLINE**      

Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector
Whether you’ve been exploring how to create your own nonprofit organization, looking for a job or hoping to move into an upper level management position, or seeking to increase your professional competency this course will introduce the core components of a nonprofit’s business plan, best management practices, and the required legal and financial path towards building a solid foundation for individual and organizational success. (3 hours)  $55
05/11                    6:00pm - 9:00pm              M                         GLATT
CAR 912 30            19944                            **THIS CLASS IS NOW BEING OFFERED ONLINE** 

Nonprofit Fiscal Management
Reading and preparing a nonprofit’s financial documents is fundamental to fiscal responsibility and to understanding the overall health of the organization. This course will discuss how to develop and maintain an annual budget, establish sound accounting practices, prepare key financial statements, balance cash flow, and understand both the power and limitations of how these numbers can help you monitor performance and articulate impact. (3 hours) $55
05/18                  6:00pm - 9:00pm                M                        GLATT
CAR 914 30          19946                               **THIS CLASS IS NOW BEING OFFERED ONLINE**   

Fundraising for Nonprofit Organizations
Being able to successfully raise money and bring in the necessary resources to fulfill your organization’s mission is essential. This begins with the development of an informed and strategic fundraising plan. Learn tips, tricks and tools to maximize your time and organizational capacity while establishing a culture of philanthropy at your organization. This course covers membership development, grant-writing and reporting, special events, annual funds, corporate and foundation relations, major gifts, and planned giving.
(6 hours) $99

06/01-06/08       6:00pm - 9:00pm                M                            GLATT
CAR 913 30           19945                              **THE CLASS IS NOW BEING OFFERED ONLINE**   

Strategic Planning & Capital Campaigns
Planning ahead for the long-term growth and sustainability of an organization begins with setting realistic goals and establishing the metrics for accomplishing measurable objectives. It is critical to fully understand these processes in order to ensure effective use of valuable time and resources before making significant investments of either. This course will introduce topics such as logic model, theory of change, understanding stakeholder groups, and feasibility studies. (6 hours) $99

06/15-06/22        6:00pm - 9:00pm                M                        GLATT
CAR 915 30           19947                                   **THE CLASS IS NOW BEING OFFERED ONLINE** 












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