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Professional Development Series

Learn with the best. Nonprofits First offers the highest level of professional development and leadership programming to expand your vision, knowledge and capability for success. With knowledgeable and inspiring leaders guiding the way, you and your organization are set to grow strong and succeed.

About the Professional Development Series

Each of Nonprofits First’s professional development programs was designed to meet the needs of organizations and their leaders at every phase of development. These customized learning opportunities offer intensive training and support courses for beginning career staff to experienced executive officers.

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Online Learning.

Nonprofits First partners with MindEdge Learning, a leading provider of online higher education and professional development, to offer their full suite of certificates and courses.

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101 for the 501.

If chosen as a participant, you will have exclusive free access to education and training designed to help take your organization to the next level of operational excellence.

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Rising Leaders.

The only local training of its kind, this six-month course transforms emerging talent into the sector’s new generation of leaders. The comprehensive experience focuses on skills needed by those who are relatively new to leading teams or managing groups of individuals.

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Advancing Leaders.

An extension of our successful Rising Leaders program, Advancing Leaders is exclusive to those who are in or moving into upper-level management positions in an organization.

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CEO Circles.

CEO Circles are designed to surround you with peers who are diverse in voice and perspective — respected leaders who are as interested in professional growth and expanding their capacity as you are.

A Special Thank You to Our Partners in Education

Cancellation and Refund Policy: Events, Workshops, Programs and Seminars

  • For cancellations received five (5) or more business days prior to an event, workshop, program or seminar for which a fee has been paid, a full refund less an administrative processing fee of 10%  shall be provided to the registrant.
  • Participants withdrawing five (5) or more business days prior from a workshop for which a fee has been paid may elect to put their payment on hold for six (6) months from the date of cancellation and choose another workshop of equal value. Replacement workshop must be selected at time of withdrawal. The payment will be credited to the new workshop. If the participant does not register for a new workshop within the six (6) month hold period, no refund will be issued.
  • No refunds or credits shall be provided for withdrawals made within five (5) business days. Participants will be invoiced the full cost for no-shows.

If Nonprofits First needs to cancel an event, workshop, program or seminar, participants will be notified prior to the day of the scheduled workshop and Nonprofits First will issue refunds to all participants registered for that program within two (2) weeks of the cancellation date. All deposits will be refunded IN FULL if a workshop is cancelled due to low enrollment, instructor scheduling conflicts or causes beyond our control.  Nonprofits First reserves the right to cancel events, workshops, academies or seminars that do not meet minimum registration requirements.

Thank You to Our Sponsors

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