Nonprofit Management Certificate Program

Date(s) - October 1, 2022

Fee: $2,000
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Building the Capacity of Vermont’s Current & Future Nonprofit Leaders

Are you eager to learn the skills and expertise necessary to make an impact in the mission-driven nonprofit sector?

The Common Good Vermont Nonprofit Management (NPM) Certificate provides immediately-applicable training in the core competencies of nonprofit management and emerging nonprofit issues. It is intended for people who want to make a serious investment in their mission-driven careers.
The Program is Vermont’s longest-standing training program for nonprofit leaders. For over 12 years, this renowned program has instructed executive directors, staff, and emerging leaders from Vermont and Northern New England.

Who Should Apply?

Whether you are currently in a leadership position or are new to the sector, this program is for you. The Certificate Program is designed for active practitioners and leaders in Northern New England’s vibrant nonprofit community. Professionals transitioning to the nonprofit sector or who are starting their own nonprofit are also welcome.

When is the Program?

The 2022 Program will launch this Fall with bi-weekly half-day trainings on Fridays from October 7th – January 20th.
Please stay-tuned for more information and the schedule.


  • Program Orientation & Introduction to VT Nonprofits
  • Nonprofit Leadership
  • Governance & Board Leadership
  • Strategic Planning
  • Outcomes & Evaluation
  • Employment & Human Resources
  • Nonprofit Financial Management
  • Fundraising and Development
  • Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Access
In addition to the live training, there are self-guided assignments, discounts on additional learning opportunities, online conversations, and a workbook. Plus, a free copy of the Nonprofit Wages & Benefits Report! 

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