Ongoing Non-Profit Education


Seton Hall University - Continuing Education and Professional Studies

The Division of Continuing Education and Professional Studies at Seton Hall University provides professionals with opportunities to continue their education, earn degrees, advance their careers, and enjoy personal enrichment. They offer a wide array of degree and certificate programs as well as credit and non-credit workshops and courses. Courses are convenient, flexible, and taught by knowledgeable, talented Seton Hall faculty. Take classes on-campus, off-campus, or online! Visit their website for details.


Bloomerang Resources

Bloomerang believe that nonprofits should be able to focus on their mission rather than fundraising. That’s why they’re sharing best practices on retention, research and tested principles of philanthropy. Check out their downloadable white papers, guides, and eBooks; webinars; and in-person events. Visit their resources page.


Walden University- Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral Programs for Working Professionals

For more than 40 years, Walden University has helped working professionals achieve their academic goals and make a greater impact in their professions and their communities. An accredited university, Walden is distinguished by high academic standards, experienced faculty, and cutting-edge technology. View their online brochure.

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Network for Good - Free Webinars

Register for a free Nonprofit 911 webinar featuring the best experts in the sector. These training sessions are provided to help nonprofits raise more money with online fundraising, nonprofit marketing techniques, social media, and the latest technology trends. View upcoming webinars below, or access our presentation archives.

Webinars


NJ Coalition for Financial Education

The goal of the New Jersey Coalition for Financial Education (NJCFE) is to improve the personal financial literacy of New Jersey’s citizens by promoting the teaching of personal finance to people of all ages. The Coalition believes that all citizens of New Jersey must have the financial literacy necessary to make informed financial decisions. The Coalition believes that all citizens of New Jersey must have the
financial literacy necessary to make informed financial decisions.

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NJ Community College Consortium for Workforce & Economic Development - NJBIA Workforce Training Program

This program, launched in 2007, is based on a partnership between the New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA), the State’s community colleges and the NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

The NJBIA, with 22,000 member companies statewide, is the country’s largest state business advocacy organization. Since inception, over 1,300 classes have been delivered with an enrollment exceeding 15,000 employees from 1000 New Jersey businesses and organizations. Any New Jersey company or organization, regardless of size, is eligible for this program at no cost.

Current training classes include:

  • Computer Applications (Windows, Outlook, Excel, Word)
  • Communications (Verbal, Writing, Customer service)
  • Basic Math/ Measurements
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)

Requested class size is 10 participants. Classes are offered to New Jersey businesses and organizations in two formats: “Dedicated” or “Open Enrollment”. Dedicated classes are customized for a particular company and may be offered on-site at the business location. For frequently asked questions about this program, click here.

To view a current list of scheduled Open Enrollment classes at the different New Jersey community colleges, visit their website. To schedule and reserve training, contact us @ (609) 393-9000 or at info@njworkforce.org.


Alliance for Justice - Workshops & Events

For more information, please visit Alliance for Justice.


Alliance for Nonprofit Management - Event Calendar

For more information visit www.allianceonline.org/webinars or contact:

Samuel Weber at samuel@allianceonline.org or (202) 955-6742


Association of Fundraising Professionals - Event Calendar

Presented by: Association of Fundraising Professionals - New Jersey Chapter. Note: Audio conferences are open to AFP members on a first-come, first-seated basis. If space is available, they may open this to nonmembers as well.

AFP Events Calendar


Benevon - Introductory Sessions

Benevon offers these short, fast-paced sessions ideal for staff, board, and volunteers who want an overview of the Benevon Model for building sustainable funding from lifelong individual donors. Each session functions as a stand-alone training as well as an introduction to our two-day Benevon 101 Workshop, where each attending organization learns to customize the model.

Register: Visit www.benevon.com/seminars for current offerings.


Blackbaud - Blackbaud Delivers: Seminars and Webinars

With today’s economy, you don’t necessarily have the time or resources to travel to us to get the answers you need. So we created Blackbaud Delivers — practical nonprofit management seminars presented by some of our best experts, delivered to your city or the major city closest to you.

This year’s theme for Blackbaud Delivers is “Worry Less,” and all seminars are geared toward helping you reduce your worries and put the practical steps you need in place to keep your fundraising on the upswing this year. Each seminar lasts a half-day, so you’re only away from your desk a few hours.

Visit Blackbaud for more information about upcoming webinars and seminars in other locations.


BoardSource - Public Training

Trainings for board members, chief executives, senior executives, and consultants; Webinars; an annual conference; and digital instruction that are designed to provide nonprofit leaders with the knowledge they need to govern and lead their organizations effectively. Visit www.boardsource.org/Workshops.asp


Cain Consulting - Board Training Direct to Your Desktop

Train your board team for less than $100 with our latest new web seminars for nonprofit and government boards. Nationally recognized consultant and trainer, Dan Cain, hosts these one-hour interactive web training sessions. He'll offer you best practices from nonprofit boards across the country, as well as his insights developed over twenty years of working with nonprofit boards and management. 

Set aside a mere hour in your workday to attend one of these innovative board training web sessions. Absorb useful, relevant insights from the Board Doctor, Dan Cain. Register now for one of these highly-attended sessions.

For more information visit www.cain-consulting.com/webseminars.html to register or call toll-free 800-735-9471.


Center for Nonprofit Success - Fundraising Summits

For more information about Summits that are coming up in other cities, go to: www.cfnps.org/education_calendar.aspx


Drexel Goodwin College of Professional Studies - Leading-Edge Nonprofit Network

Drexel University ’s Goodwin College of Professional Studies’ newly launched Leading-Edge Nonprofit Network is innovatively designed to help professionals advance their nonprofit sector careers.  With programs structured to accommodate educational needs of CEOs, program directors, board members, grant-writers and volunteers through on-campus & online courses, workshops & webinars, among other formats, the school will host a kick-off workshop, Thurs., Oct. 22 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.  “How I Started My Own Nonprofit: Social Entrepreneurship and Business Models for ‘Doing Good,’” will take place at the Goodwin College Seminar Room, 3001 Market Street, Suite 100 , Philadelphia , PA.  For more information about Goodwin’s Leading-Edge Nonprofit Network and kick-off event contact Rosalie Guzofsky at 215.571.3922. 

goodwin.drexel.edu/ae/len_non.php


Foundation Center NYC - Training Schedule

The Foundation Center offers training Courses in New York City and New Jersey.

For more information, please visit : Online Training , Classroom Training , Webinars

Foundation Center Training Scholarships: Outcome Thinking and Management - Philadelphia , PA - June 6th

Please click here to apply.


Guidestar - Webinars for Non-profits

Most Webinars are offered at no cost to participants. Space is limited, and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.

To view the list of upcoming Guidestar webinars, please click here.


Idealware - Online Seminars Schedule

Idealware seminars are designed to give you the tactical advice you need to make software decisions.  They include all the candid advice and product comparisons of the reports and articles on which they are based, but offer plenty of extra guidance and insights straight from the author - and each is capped at 22 participants, so you'll have lots of opportunity to ask questions and get just the information you need.

Cost: Usually $40 per participant

Note: Center for Non-Profits members receive a 15% discount through the National Council of Nonprofits. Call the Center for the code BEFORE registering.

To Register www.idealware.org/online_seminars/


Mercadien - Nonprofit Seminar Series

View their upcoming events covering a variety of financial topics for non-profits.


Monmouth-Ocean Nonprofit Assistance Center - Events and Training

Check out the MONAC Events and Training Sessions at MONAC


NJ Redevelopment Authority – Redevelopment Training Institute

The NJRA Redevelopment Training Institute (NJRA RTI) offers intensive intermediate-level training courses that will focus on the redevelopment of New Jersey's communities. The NJRA RTI is designed to provide nonprofit and for-profit developers, professional consultants, entrepreneurs and city/county staff with a body of knowledge of the redevelopment and real estate development process. The goal of NJRA RTI is to provide classroom instruction resulting in enhanced knowledge of New Jersey's redevelopment process and project financing.

For more information, visit www.njra.us/rti.


Mid-Atlantic Society of Association Executives

(Formerly New Jersey Society of Association Executives and Delaware Valley Society of Association Executives)

Timely and pertinent education programs presented throughout the year for non-profits (not just charities). Programs are designed to keep members on top of current topics and changes in association management.

  • Membership meetings are scheduled at several times throughout the year.
  • Offers best opportunity to meet other professionals on a one-on-one basis
  • Meetings include guest speakers who bring ideas and information of high value to association executives

For more information and to view upcoming events, please visit www.midatlantic-sae.org/events/


NJ Small Business Development Center - 2011 E-Business Webinar Series

The NJSBDC's E-Business Specialty Program webinar series continues in 2011 at very affordable rates. These online courses help small businesses or individuals who want to start their business to plan, develop, and market their web sites. The series also acquaints them with managing technology for the benefit of their business operations. As a result of the increased need to use information technology to compete in a fast-paced, global business environment, the NJSBDC network encourages business owners and entrepreneurs to register for these knowledge-packed sessions. Seats are limited, so reserve yours now!

Click here to read more and register!


Nonprofit Center at La Salle University - Workshop Series

Educational offerings from The Nonprofit Center at La Salle University:

Courses include key areas in nonprofit leadership and governance, human resources, financial management, fundraising, strategic planning, time management, volunteers, and effective supervision

For current offerings, please visit La Salle Nonprofit Center


Nonprofit Connection - Workshops

For current workshop listings, please go to Nonprofit Connection


Nonprofit Risk Management Center - Webinars

Center for Non-Profits members are eligible for discounts. Call the Center to get your discount code.

The NRMC’s Webinar Series are available form the Web site , including recordings of past offerings. For more information visit: :
NonProfit Risk Management Webinars

There is also and annual conference in the Fall as well as specialized seminars and conferences (Ex. HR or Finance) www.nonprofitrisk.org/summit/default.asp


Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) - Events Calendar

NTEN is a membership organization of nonprofit professionals who put technology to use for their causes. We are a community of peers who share technology solutions across the sector and support each other’s work. We enable our members to embrace advances in technology through knowledge sharing, trainings, research and industry analysis. NTEN helps you do your job better, so you can make the world a better place.

For more information visit nten.org/events/webinar


ProBono Partnership - Educational Programs

To see our entire workshop series, visit our website at www.probonopartnership.org/ for education and legal services for non-profts.


Rutgers Business School - Institute for Ethical Leadership

Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership offers long-term leadership development, peer-to- peer support, individual coaching, day-long conferences and certificate programs for nonprofit leaders and emerging leaders. Learn more about nonprofit leadership development opportunities, including certificate programs, here.


Sax Macy Fromm - Upcoming Events

To view upcoming events and services available for nonprofits, please visit
www.smf-cpa.com/Events.aspx.


Somerset County Business Partnership – Events Calendar

For upcoming events, please click here.


Support Center for Nonprofit Management | Partnership in Philanthropy - Workshops

Since 1986, the Support Center has been dedicated to improving our society by increasing the effectiveness of nonprofit leaders and their organizations. Our services are designed to strengthen nonprofit and philanthropic leaders and their organizations so that they can better serve their clients and communities. 

Upcoming Events: For more events, please click here.


Tech Impact - Webinars

Tech Impact is a nonprofit whose mission is to empower communities and nonprofits to use technology to better serve our world.

Tech Impact offers several training programs to assist you to become more proficient.  From group-based classes for the social learner, to individual tutoring for those who prefer one-on-one help, let us know what you need assistance with, we'll be happy to help.

Tech Impact offers programs on:

  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, Access, Publisher)
  • HTML/Web Publishing
  • SharePoint
  • and more

To view the program calendar, including Classroom Training, On-Site Training, and Webinars, please visit www.techimpact.org/events/.


TechSoup - Upcoming Event Series

TeleGreen Your Work: Online Training

Training online is a cost-effective way to bring employees and volunteers up to speed. Online classes are used more and more by colleges and universities because they are efficient and cost effective. People can attend training sessions anytime, anywhere - thus reducing trainer time and the need for trainees to travel to in-person sessions.

Events and Webinars - www.techsoup.org/community/events-webinars

Telegreen Your Organization: Work Remotely: Travel is expensive and its impact on the environment is undeniable. As a nonprofit ourselves, TechSoup knows that you are doing what you can to help the environment. To help you with ideas or planning for TeleGreening your workplace, please join TechSoup's webinar.
For more information on upcoming events, please visit www.techsoup.org/


The Rensselaerville Institute - Outcomes Workshops & Seminars

These programs are open to all interested nonprofit, philanthropic and government leaders and staff. Workshops are typically two or three days in length, these interactive and hands on sessions are designed to impart skills and techniques for immediately applying outcomes thinking in organizational contexts. Seminars are usually a full or half day in length and are designed for small groups with specific expertise or interest in an outcomes related topic. All sessions conclude with personalized target outlines to facilitate implementation.

Click here for more details


United Way of Monmouth County - Nonprofit Learning Forum

United Way of Monmouth County’s Nonprofit Learning Forum was created in 2004 to provide free training and development opportunities for nonprofit staff, board members and volunteers.

These sessions are aimed at improving the governance, operational, and managerial effectiveness and efficiency of the nonprofit sector in Monmouth County.

Sessions are facilitated by professional and community volunteer instructors from a variety of backgrounds.

Check out the Schedule at United Way of Monmouth County


Volunteer Center of Bergen County - Training Programs

For more information on training programs offered please click here: Volunteer Center of Bergen County


Volunteer Management Centers - Nonprofit Services

VMC offers numerous services to non-profits. They can help you:

  • Find individual volunteers
  • Locate groups of volunteers for larger projects
  • Recruit and train board members
  • Resolve computer and technology issues
  • Network and collaborate with other non-profits through CHAIN membership
  • Become a more effective organization through our consulting services

For information on how to access these services