Organization-Strengthening Resources: Staff Development

CNAP (Certified Nonprofit Accounting Professional)                      Deadline: August
FMA (Fiscal Management Associates)                                         Program: online Sept-Nov; in-person in LA Oct 9-11
$775 online; $975 in-person                                                                       certificate course
Best practices in financial reporting, internal controls, budget development, governance, & Form 990.
Online includes 7 weekly webinars, all course materials, certification exam, & certification fee.
In-person includes 3 days of training, including meals, all course materials, certification exam, & certification fee.
Req’d: nonprofit financial managers & accounting professionals; CPE credit available for CPAs; register online.

Emerging Leaders Program                                                                          Deadline: November
The Nonprofit Partnership                                                                           Program: January-October
$900 deposit; refund on successful completion of program          Course + cohort + coaching
9-month leadership program for nonprofit professionals looking to advance toward an executive director or leadership position. Retreat + full-day monthly meetings. Nonprofit leadership skills & confidence, strategic planning, mentor coaching.
Req’d: mid-senior nonprofit managers with 3-5 years of experience; email application.

Fund the People                                                                                                                              FREE
Fund the People offers a free toolkit of ideas, research, & practical guidance to encourage & maximize investment in the nonprofit workforce.

Next Leaders Development Program                                                      Deadline: 6.1.18
Center for Nonprofit Management                                                          Program: June-November 2018
$500                                                                                                                       Course + coaching
Prepare emerging leaders of color to assume greater responsibilities leading to ED positions; focus on personal strengths & weaknesses, peer network, mentors; apply skills to current challenge; cohort system, seminars, & personal coaching.
Req’d: Diverse, curious, eager senior-level leaders of nonprofits w/ at least $750,000 budget; application, possible call.

NonprofitReady                                                                                                                               FREE
NonprofitReady offers a vast training library of free, varied eLearning modules in structured curricula to help nonprofit staff master new skills, with options of social collaborations with colleagues & mentors. Topics include fundraising & grants, leadership & governance, marketing & communications, nonprofit accounting & finance, operations, professional effectiveness, program & project management, & volunteer management & engagement.
Social Emotional Arts Certificate Program                                            Deadline: August
UCLArts & Healing                                                                                            Program: September-November
$2,450                                                                                                                   certificate course
Interactive, experiential SEA program, 8 Saturdays 9:30-5, uses art, dance/movement, drumming, music, poetry, & theater to present creative approaches to communication, group behavior management, program evaluation, self-care, special needs integration, & trauma response.
Req’d: register online; CEU credit available.

Young Nonprofit Professionals Network                                               $30/50/60/yearly membership
All-volunteer organization to empower, connect, & support emerging mission-driven professionals. Monthly professional development workshops, monthly social mixers, & quarterly forums improve professional, personal, & interpersonal skills.