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

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”

A comprehensive and systematic learning opportunity, covering the tools, frameworks and concepts necessary for effective nonprofit financial management.
An intensive opportunity to acquire the knowledge and practice the skills necessary to succeed in today’s competitive grant writing environment.

A periodic program seeking to provoke more thinking about issues affecting nonprofit effectiveness and success.

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

The Center for Nonprofit Studies at Austin Community College is a leading provider of nonprofit workforce and career development in Central Texas for individuals at any skill level seeking to be more effective in, and to advance in their professional or volunteer pursuits. Through certificates, stand-alone learning opportunities, as well as special events and online resources, our mission is to enhance yours. Our participants’ outcomes are successful because of the personalized level of study and the commitment and the integrity of our faculty. We focus on creating a lasting network for ongoing development.

Upcoming Classes

Since 1999 the Center for Nonprofit Studies has provided:

Distinct Sessions

Hours of In Class Learning

Unduplicated Individuals

Unduplicated Nonprofit Organizations & Businesses