Certificate Programs

We offer certificate programs designed to grow nonprofit professionals’ skill, knowledge, and confidence–to help you operate more efficiently and effectively in your role as you work towards fulfilling your organization’s mission and your own personal career goals.

The Certificate in Board Governance is a two-part series that teaches the fundamental nonprofit governance concepts every nonprofit leader should understand and practice. If you want to serve a chosen organization with passion and true impact, this is the certificate for you. Learn more.

The Certificate in Fund Development Fundamentals will provide you with the basic skills and understanding of fund development. These skills will help you, no matter your position in the organization, make a larger impact.  Learn more.

The Certificate in Fund Development Leadership is designed for those with three years or more experience in fundraising. Individual participants benefit from the increased level of knowledge and the interactions with other course participants. Organizations benefit from an increased level of funding garnered by a more fully developed fundraiser. Learn more.

The Certificate in Grant Writing is a 3-session interactive and practical program designed to help you succeed in today’s competitive grant writing environment. This program is specifically designed for those who have little or no experience in grant writing.  Learn more.

The Certificate in Nonprofit Financial Management will provide you with the basic skills and knowledge needed to establish and maintain a strong system of financial management. With a focus on best practices, you will build your ability to make sound decisions that affect your nonprofit’s programs and operations.  Learn more.

The Certificate in Nonprofit Management at the University of Tampa is a graduate-level educational opportunity to enhance the knowledge and skills of current and emerging nonprofit executives. This high-quality academic program is taught by Ph.D. faculty in partnership with leading nonprofit practitioners.The courses are delivered as 4 intensive one-week seminars over the course of 18 months, representing 12 credit hours of graduate-level instruction. Learn more.

The Certificate in Volunteer Management is 3 half-days of interactive and practical training in the best practices relevant to today’s volunteer manager.  The curriculum is designed by Hands On Network, the volunteer-focused arm of Points of Light Institute.  Learn more.