Non Profit


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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. Questions:  Please email EllisL@middlesex.mass.edu

Introduction to the Nonprofit
The nonprofit sector is unique in its challenges and opportunities, and one of the fastest growing service sectors in the country. 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. You will also gain an understanding of the historical significance of the sector, as
well as exposure to its current evolution and emerging trends. $55

09/14               6:00pm - 9:00pm                   Monday
WEB Course
Course Number: CAR 912 30                    CRN: 18004                Professor: GLATT

Nonprofit Theory of Change
In this workshop for senior leaders and program managers, Sarah Glatt of Paper Crane Associates will share her observations gleaned from her extensive experience collaborating with organizations on their strategic planning and program development efforts and lay out why she sees theories of change as “hidden gems,” how theories of changes are used, and how they are created. Then in this interactive workshop, participants will work together to begin developing a theory of change for their organization or program $55

09/21                 6:00pm - 9:00pm                 Monday
WEB Course
Course Number: CAR 937 75                CRN: 18145             Professor: GLATT

Nonprofit Financial
Reading and preparing a non-profit’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. $55

09/28               6:00pm - 9:00pm                Monday
WEB Course
Course Number: 914 30              CRN: 18007              Professor: GLATT


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. $55

10/05              6:00pm - 9:00pm                Monday
WEB Course
Course Number: CAR 916 75               CRN: 18142          Professor: GLATT


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. $99

10/19 - 10/26              6:00pm - 9:00pm                Monday
WEB Course
Course Number: CAR 918 75              CRN: 18144           Professor: GLATT

Nonprofit Fundraising
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. $99

11/02 - 11/09                  6:00pm - 9:00pm              Monday
WEB Course
Course Number: CAR 913 30                  CRN: 18005              Professor: GLATT

Building Your Base of Supporters
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

11/16 - 11/23                   6:00pm - 9:00pm                      Monday
WEB Course
Course Number: CAR 917 75                      CRN: 18143              Professor: GLATT

Lifecycle Strategic Planning
Planning for the long-term growth and sustainability of an organization begins with setting realistic goals and establishing the metrics for accomplishment. Yet developing a strategic plan or launching a capital campaign can be the most rewarding and overwhelming project an organization embarks upon. 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. $99

11/30 - 12/07                  6:00pm - 9:00pm                Monday
WEB Course
Course Number: CAR 915 30                  CRN: 18009              Professor: GLATT



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