When is the Program?
The 2021-2022 Program will begin in October, with full-day online sessions approximately every two weeks through March (with a recess in December). This year's trainings take place on Fridays from 9am - 3pm on Zoom (with built-in breaks).
2021- 2022 Cohort Schedule
October 8th Program Orientation & Introduction to VT Nonprofits with Common Good VT
October 15th Nonprofit Leadership with Amanda Silver
November 5th Governance & Board Leadership with Katherine Sims
November 19th Strategic Planning with Claire Wheeler
December 3rd Outcomes & Evaluation with Hillary Orsini
- Winter Recess and Reflection
January 7th Employment & Human Resources (Multi-Speaker)
January 21st Nonprofit Financial Management (Multi-Speaker)
February 4th Fundraising and Development with Jenn Hayslett
February 18th Closing Conversations & Graduation
In addition to the 9 live training, there are 1-3 bi-weekly self-guided assignments, online conversations, and a workbook.
A note on COVID-19: We continue to adapt our programs to ensure the safety and success of our participants, trainers, and staff. Prior to the pandemic, this program was structured as a weekly 8-hour in person program. This year's program is based on ongoing feedback and best practices from virtual learning strategies. We welcome any and all feedback to ensure program effectiveness and our participants' wellbeing.
What is Included in the Program?
This virtual program includes a mix of self-guided learning, bi-weekly virtual classes, and cohort discussions. Our list of trainers and speakers include some of Vermont’s leading nonprofit consultants, funders, and policymakers who support Vermont’s nonprofit sector.
Participants will receive additional nonprofit resources such as the Northern New England Nonprofit Wages & Benefits Report (value of $125 plus discounts on NH and ME Reports).
What is the Program Cost?
The Certificate in Nonprofit Management is designed to support the success and professional development of nonprofit leaders, and at $1500, is a valuable investment in building your personal leadership capacity. Past participants have received financial assistance through: