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Nonprofit Development

Let’s make a difference.

Strengthen your nonprofit and make change for the better.

Explore nonprofit professional development.

Prepare yourself to start a new nonprofit or take yours to new heights.

A nonprofit organization has the ability to make amazing changes to your community or even the entire world. Georgia Southern University’s Division of Continuing and Professional Education partners with professionals and organizations with hands-on nonprofit experience to help you make a great impact.

Non-Profit Management


Learn all about nonprofit management. Examine the fundamental principles of nonprofit management, explore the roles and responsibilities of a nonprofit board of directors and the management team, discover the essential aspects of fundraising, and become acquainted with the budgeting process.

Introduction to Nonprofit Management


Develop the skills and strategies you need to become an integral part of the non-profit sector as you learn from a veteran of the field. This course will show you everything you need to know to transform good intentions into a professional plan of action.

Starting a Nonprofit


Learn how to turn your dreams of starting a nonprofit organization into a reality. This course will teach you practical information about incorporation, organization, and converting to tax-exempt status so you can begin running your own successful nonprofit.

Marketing Your Nonprofit


Discover how to increase membership, expand program value, attract media, entice donors, and develop volunteers. If your organization relies on a diverse mix of fees, events, and /or contributions for support, you’re sure to find this information-packed course indispensable.

Nonprofit Fundraising Essentials


Explore the skills you need to become a successful nonprofit fundraiser. This course will provide a wealth of new nonprofit fundraising ideas and help you discover where the best corporate and foundation fundraising jobs are and how to apply for them.

Nonprofit Suite


Develop the skills and strategies you need to join one of America’s fastest-growing service sectors—nonprofit management. Learn how to become a leader in nonprofit organizations from a twelve-year veteran in the sector who will provide you with knowledge of various players in the nonprofit field and how you can find a position.

Get Grants!


This course will teach you how to write grant proposals that stand out and outshine your competitors. Whether you’re doing it as a career or simply to obtain funding for your organization, you’ll learn the ins and outs of developing successful proposals.

Writing Effective Grant Proposals


Learn to prepare grant proposals that get solid results for your favorite organization or charity. Over $200 billion annually is available for worthy causes and most people don’t know how to prepare the application that will deliver needed funding. Avoid the mistakes that get applications for wonderful projects tossed into the wastebasket.

Becoming a Grant Writing Consultant


Learn from a national grant consulting veteran how you can use a basic knowledge of grant and proposal writing to become an expert grant consultant. This course will provide easy-to-follow instructions on starting your own grant consulting business and reaching thousands of people with your work.

A to Z Grant Writing


This course provides students with the hands-on experience and knowledge they need to successfully begin writing grant proposals, including real-world scenarios, and the opportunity to improve their work by reviewing previous grant proposals completed by peers.

A to Z Grant Writing II – Beyond the Basics


Take your grant writing expertise to the next level as you learn how to get funding. This course will equip you with the skills you need to research funding sources, create a fundraising plan, and write winning grant proposals.

Introduction to Database Development


This course will guide you step-by-step through all the phases of a database system development project to guarantee that the resulting product will not only work as it is designed to work, but also that the design truly responds to user needs.

Introduction to Google Analytics


Learn to use Google Analytics to make the most of your online traffic. This course guides you step-by-step, report-by-report, through the major parts of the Google Analytics interface, including how to track visits, determine your best content, understand demographics, recognize patterns of use, and more.

Last updated: 5/18/2022