Course Overviews

Starting a Nonprofit Overview

You and others in your community see a problem that needs to be solved or an opportunity to make things better. You’ve been helping your community and see opportunities to do more. It will require […]

Course Overviews

Strategic Planning in Nonprofits Overview

Strategic Planning in Nonprofits, or SPiN, covers six planning elements, one in each chapter: Preparing Listening Envisioning Planning Executing Evaluating The course anchors each unit in why it matters and provides helpful tools to help […]

Course Overviews

Let’s Go Legal Overview

In Let’s Go Legal, you’ll learn how your organization is like a car. For example, you need to register it with the state. When you drive on federal roads, you have to follow additional rules. […]

Course Overviews

Finance Unlocked for Nonprofits Overview

Finance Unlocked for Nonprofits, or FUN, covers the five main topics that board members need to know about nonprofit finance. It tells you what to look for in your organization to grow your mission and protect […]

Course Overviews

Boards in Gear Overview

Boards in Gear covers the five main areas of strong board practice: Connection to cause, roles and responsibilities, how to build a great board, sustain a great board, and engage board members in fundraising. It […]

Fundraising

Boards in Gear Videos

ABOUT BOARDS IN GEAR (BIG): Boards in Gear covers the five main areas of strong board practice: Connection to cause, roles and responsibilities, how to build a great board, sustain a great board, and engage board […]

Governance

Boards in Gear Learning Documents

Test Your Knowledge: Let’s begin by completing a self-assessment of your Board to see where you are. Download the Boards in Gear Pathway. Create a Learning Plan: We have created a simple checklist to help […]

Governance

Boards in Gear Interactive Learning

The Boards in Gear Board Game is a great way to bring learning to your board and staff members. Watch the brief video (01:49) for instructions, then download and print the game board to get […]

Finance

Finance Unlocked for Nonprofits Videos

About Finance Unlocked for Nonprofits (FUN): Finance Unlocked for Nonprofits covers the five main topics that board members need to know about nonprofit finance: Balance Sheets, Income Statements, IRS Form 990, Giving, and Oversight. It tells you […]