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Leadership & Management



Successfully Integrating For-Profit Board Members


This interactive session looks at how to effectively recruit, onboard and integrate for-profit board members.





Online Classes


Before You Seek a Grant Webinar

Recorded Webinar  |  Free

Learn to employ a step-by-step checklist approach to assess your new nonprofit's readiness for foundation fundraising.

Introducción a la planificación para el recaudo de fondos

Self-Paced eLearning  |  Free

Aprenda el proceso básico de planificación para lograr diversificar las fuentes de apoyo financiero de su organización.

Introduction to Finding Grants Webinar

Recorded Webinar  |  Free

This brief recording captures the key concepts of the course. For more expansive discussion of the topic, we suggest attending a live webinar or in-person session. Note the recording is captioned for individuals with hearing impairments.

Leveraging Leadership for Social Media Success

Self-Paced eLearning  |  $45.00

Learn how social media ambassadors can add value to your online activities.

Social Media for Leaders: Find Your Voice

Self-Paced eLearning  |  $45.00

Learn how to add social engagement skills to your executive toolkit.

Live Chat


What Should Be In Your Nonprofit’s Business Plan?

Aug 29, 2011  

Nonprofit consultants and authors Chataun Denis and Jim Horan answer questions about creating usable, living, nonprofit business plans.

Board Compensation & Incentive Pay for Executives: Can Nonprofits Do This?

Dec 05, 2011  

This Q&A explores the right way to offer attractive pay and benefits and features Pete Smith (Smith Compensation Consulting) and Deborah Davidson (BoardSource).

Training Events


Leadership Conversations Series: Building a 3-Year Strategy and Vision: 5 Tips

Feb 27, 2018, 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Cleveland, Ohio | In-person

Join Alison Motz and Kauser Razvi of Ascend Advisors for this key session of our new leadership series, Conversations, and hear more about building a 3-year strategy from your vision.


Emerging Development Professionals Leadership Circle

Mar 2, 2018, 9:30 am - 11:00 am
San Francisco In-person

The Emerging Professionals Leadership Circle is a monthly peer group meeting of new development professionals of small organizations, to share challenges and strategies for personal and organizational success. In an informal, roundtable format, you will have an opportunity to share your insights, gain practical solutions, and alleviate any on-the-job isolation or stress that you might experience. 


Outcome Thinking and Management Workshop

Mar 8, 2018, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
New York, New York | In-person

Learn the essentials of tracking outcomes and impact for a nonprofit. 


Coaching Skills for Managers: The Secret Sauce for Workplace Success

Mar 8, 2018, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
San Francisco, California | In-person

This interactive workshop is designed to help you learn more about your own management style and how to strengthen it.

$95 / $75 early bird

New Manager Super Powers - Do You Have What it Takes?

Mar 13, 2018, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Atlanta, Georgia | In-person

New non-profit managers need to ensure their “managerial toolkit” is full of tools (Super Powers) that equip them to be successful managers.  This workshop is designed to offer practical methods for managing non-profit staff members and will explore the soft skills of management and leadership.