Nonprofit Series

Introduction to Grant Writing

This workshop will take you step-by-step through the grant writing process, including identifying funding sources, matching your program with funding sources, writing proposals and managing your award.

CNPR-128 (6 Hours)
Fee: $59

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    2 Saturdays, October 10 and 17, 2015
    9 a.m.-noon

So You Want to Start a Nonprofit?

This workshop provides an overview of the steps you need to know to start a nonprofit, including legal forms, required documents, board governance and compliance expectations by governing agencies. Practice how to develop your mission and vision, identify goals and explore ideas to begin fundraising activities once nonprofit status is achieved. Elements of your nonprofit plan will be discussed to identify individual organizational needs. This class provides basic start-up and compliance overview and helps participants prepare the documents they need to present to a lawyer to move forward.

CNPR-103 (6 Hours)
Fee: $49

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    2 Saturdays, October 24 and 31, 2015
    9 a.m.-noon

Business Plan Writing: What Do You Propose?

Whether you are starting your own business, considering expanding your business, or redesigning your business, organizing ideas into a well-structured business plan opens up opportunities for bank and private financing that suit your entrepreneurial needs. This course offers a foundation for planning your future and provides a sample business plan you can adapt into your own.

CNPR-104 (6 Hours)
Fee: $49

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    2 Saturdays, November 7 and 14, 2015
    9 a.m.-noon

Project Management Certificate

Prerequisite: Some professional project management experience or coursework.

Prepare for the Project Management Institute issued Project Management Professional (PMP) Exam with the Project Management Body of Knowledge Guide to review project management fundamentals, explore study and test taking tools and techniques, and identify topics and key areas where you need to improve. The course includes class discussion, exercises, practice exams, self-study and assessments.

This class is ideal as a refresher, introduction to formal project management standards or examination of best practices based on the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide).

Note: To sit for the PMI exam, participants must take a 35-hour course; those without a bachelor’s degree have to have 5 years professional PM experience and proof of 7,500 project hours spent leading and directing projects. Participants with a 4-year bachelor’s degree must have 3 years professional PM experience and 4,500 hours spent leading and directing projects. Funding may be available for this program.

PDEV-123 (36 Hours)
Fee: $699 (Tuition $450, Lab $249)
(Text required at additional cost)

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    Mondays and Wednesdays beginning October 5, 2015
    (Ending November 11, 2015)
    6-9 p.m.

NEW! Hashtags, Ice Buckets & Twizzlers: Social Media Strategies for Nonprofits

Social media is fast, free and far-reaching – so how does your nonprofit organization make the most of it? Join us as Susan Adelizzi-Schmidt, president of the award-winning Suasion Communications Group, leads a session covering social media tools, tactics, content and fundraising strategies with a focus on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.

PDEV-145 (3 Hours)
Fee: $39

For More Information

Email Melissa Hatty and call 609-343-5658 for information on future classes.