Since 1999 the Center for Nonprofit Studies has provided:

Distinct Sessions

Hours of In Class Learning

Unduplicated Individuals

Unduplicated Nonprofit Organizations & Businesses


Covering all aspects of effective nonprofit fundraising best practices, focusing on what it takes to be “a self aware, confident, reflective, ethical fundraising leader with a strong sense of professionalism, commitment and passion for the nonprofit sector”

Learn More

This series assists nonprofits, associations and governmental agencies in building a successful volunteer engagement program and enhancing organizational capacity.

Learn More


This series is perfect for those new to nonprofits or looking to get back to basics. These sessions will address 3 key areas crucial to nonprofit success: Program Strategy and Outcomes, Leadership and Board Development, and Fundraising.

Learn More

An intensive opportunity to acquire the knowledge and practice the skills necessary to succeed in today’s competitive grant writing environment.

Learn More

This certificate program is specifically designed to help nonprofit professionals and staff members gain important knowledge and hands on experience in marketing and outreach for continued sustainability, growth and an improved, measurable impact in the community at large.

Learn More

Designed for both professional staff and volunteers who are already engaged in, or aspire to leadership within the Nonprofit Sector of Texas.

Learn More

Whenever you’re not getting the results you’re looking for, it’s likely a crucial conversation is keeping you stuck. Whether it’s a problem with poor quality, declining organizational support, or a strained relationship—whatever the issue—if you can’t talk honestly with nearly anybody about almost anything, you can expect poor results.

Learn More

Upcoming Learning Opportunities

See Upcoming Events

Video Library

Watch Videos