Non Profit

Nonprofit Management Certificate

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. The full certificate is eight courses please contact career_training@middlesex.mass.edu for more details on the remaining courses to be offered Spring 2020.


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
09/09                   6:00pm - 9:00pm              M                   B                         GLATT
CAR 912 30                18004                      NA G11

10/28                  6:00pm - 9:00pm                 M                   L                         GLATT
CAR 912 80                  18003                         LC 114


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

09/16 - 09/23                6:00pm - 9:00pm            M           B               GLATT
CAR 913 30                        18005                      NA G11

11/18 - 11/25                6:00pm - 9:00pm             M            L             GLATT
CAR 913 80                        18006                       LC 114


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

10/21                  6:00pm - 9:00pm            M             B             GLATT
CAR 914 30                18007                   NA G11

11/04                   6:00pm - 9:00pm             M              L               GLATT
CAR 914 80                 18008                  LC 114


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

09/30 - 10/07            6:00pm - 9:00pm           M          B             GLATT
CAR 915 30                    18009                       NA G11

12/02 - 12/09              6:00pm - 9:00pm          M           L             GLATT
CAR 915 80                      18010                         LC 114



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