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Nonprofit Institute
College of Southern Maryland
PO Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646-0910

Charles County
Cara Fogarty

Michelle Sullivan

St. Mary's County

NPI Training

Upcoming Training from the Nonprofit Institute:

Social Media Storytelling
Oct. 14, 2019, 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.; Regional Hughesville Campus, Center for Trades and Energy Training (CT Building), Room 106
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Developing a Fundraising Plan
Nov. 7, 2019, 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.; Regional Hughesville Campus, Center for Trades and Energy Training (CT Building), Room 106
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Coming in 2020 (Registration opens Oct. 9, 2019):

Leading Organizational Change
Jan. 14, 2020

Overview of Grant Writing
Feb. 4, 2020

Creating a Digital Strategy
March 3, 2020

(Registration opens Jan. 9, 2020):

Protect Your Organization
April 30, 2020

Volunteer Management
May 21, 2020

More Training Opportunities:

Webinars | Workshops | Conferences

Maryland Nonprofits Annual Conference

Thursday, Oct. 4 & Friday, Oct. 5, 2019, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Maritime Conference Center, 692 Maritime Blvd., Linthicum Heights, MD

Two full days of skill-building workshops, panel discussions, presentations, and connecting with nonprofit leaders from across the state.

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15th Annual Governor's Grants Conference

Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
College Park Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, 3501 University Blvd., East, Hyattsville, MD

This conference brings together 600 + statewide grant professionals for affordable, targeted professional development to increase capacity for grant awards and compliance.
Registration fee - $99 through Sept. 30 / $129.00 after Oct. 1, 2019

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Nonprofit Lab

Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Family League Conference Center, 2305 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD

The Nonprofit Lab is a deep dive day filled with networking and learning best practices to bring back to your nonprofit. The day is focused on providing practical strategies to help nonprofits be more effective in the fundraising, communications, board development, and management.

The day includes:

  • Morning Coffee
  • Morning workshops
  • Networking lunch
  • Consulting Cafe
  • Afternoon workshops

Registration fee - $90 members / $130.00 nonmembers until Sept. 15, 2019

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Online Training

Through Continuing Education, we offer several courses on a regular basis to nonprofits. These are online courses offered through Ed2Go. The following classes are available:

A to Z Grant Writing -  BUS-5330 (2.40 CEUs)

A to Z Grant Writing is an invigorating and informative course specially created for executive directors, organizers, board members, community volunteers, development officers, and individuals who want to learn a 'bird's eye' view of the grant writing process. Discover how to research and develop mutually beneficial relationships with potential funding sources, organize a grant writing campaign and keep track of all funding sources, requests and donations, prepare complete proposal packages, and submit one hundred proposals a year in ten hours a week. More information and registration >>

Nonprofit Fundraising - BUS-8420 (2.40 CEUs)

First, you'll identify the skills you'll need to become a successful fundraiser. Next, you'll discover where the best corporate and foundation fundraising jobs are and how to apply for them. After that, you'll delve into different types of fundraising activities, exploring everything from annual and special funds to corporate and foundation relations, major gifts, and planned giving. And finally, you'll see how fundraising software can make your efforts far more effective. By the end of the course, you'll have a wealth of new ideas for fundraising. More information and registration >>

Additionally, Grantspace (formerly known as the Foundation Center) offers free and low-cost online training courses:

Introduction to Proposal Writing and Introduction to Finding Grants

Online and self-directed, these Grantspace courses put you in charge of your own learning — perfect if you can’t get to one of our in-person sessions or live webinars. Courses feature rich multimedia content, interactive quiz questions, and useful tips to help you succeed. Upon finishing a course you have the option to print a certificate of completion.