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Certificate Programs

Comprehensive and Quality Programs at an Affordable Cost

CNM Connect certificate programs impart relevant knowledge, tools and best practices that make nonprofit professionals more successful in delivering their organizations’ missions. Each program is taught by subject matter experts who deliver quality instruction at an affordable cost.

Nonprofit Leadership Certificate

Presented in partnership with Southern Methodist University, the Nonprofit Leadership Certificate provides a targeted focus on personal leadership development and best practices to improve the effectiveness of nonprofit leaders and their organizations.

Nonprofit Management Certificate

The Nonprofit Management Certificate will allow you to build your skills and network while learning best practices in seven key areas of nonprofit operations including fund development, financial management, program planning and outcomes measurement.

Fundraising Certificate

The Fundraising Certificate Program provides a comprehensive overview of fundraising. Courses align with concepts required for the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) exam, and are taught by fundraising professionals with a track record of proven success.

NEW! Volunteer Management Certificate

Whether you are building the foundation of a new volunteer program or enhancing your current work with volunteers, the Volunteer Management Certificate contains all the tools you will need to face the challenges of volunteer management.

Outcomes-Based Program Evaluation

The Outcomes-Based Program Evaluation Certificate consists of six full-day classroom sessions designed to expand the capabilities of a nonprofit professional responsible for programs and reporting impact. Participants will learn how to formalize program logic, develop indicators to measure success, determine appropriate data collection and analysis methods, communicate findings, and use the results for program improvement, innovation, and growth. Over the course of the certificate, participants will build and present a Program Evaluation Framework for a single program.

Nonprofit Marketing Certificate

The Marketing Certificate program gives participants the opportunity to develop a new or improved integrated brand strategy, marketing and/or public relations plan for their agency.

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