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Nonprofit Training Institute

The Nonprofit Training Institute offers a growing mix of courses designed to enhance the skills of experienced and new nonprofit professionals. The individual courses are tailored to a specific topic but open to all students from all levels of experience. The programs, like the Nonprofit Leadership Boot Camp, are designed with a specific audience in mind. The institute is expanding the variety of courses offered to the public with plans to offer new courses each fall.

Nonprofit Leadership Schedule Fall 2018
Course CRN# Course Title Day Dates Time Location



Nonprofit Fundraising and Development


10/22/2018 – 11/26/2018

6:30pm – 8:30pm

Gaithersburg GBTC



Nonprofit Marketing and Communication


12/4/2018 – 12/20/2018

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Gaithersburg GBTC



Writing to Win: Preparation Strong Grant Application Templates


9/10/2018 – 10/15/2018

6:30pm – 8:30pm

Gaithersburg GBTC



Nonprofit Leadership Boot Camp. Next session is Fall 2018

Fridays from 9:00am - 4:00pm on 9/7, 9/28, 10/19, 11/2, 11/30, 12/21
You must apply to be considered for this program. Learn more.

NPT 002 - Nonprofit Fundraising and Development

Effective fundraising requires strategic planning and buy-in from staff and volunteers. This course will provide the basics of best practices in nonprofit fundraising and development, and will cover areas such as major donor development, solicitation techniques, donor database management, event planning, seeking corporate support and grants, and much more. This course is ideal for Executive Directors, Fundraising staff, Major Gifts Officers, and volunteers. 

NPT 003 - Nonprofit Marketing and Communication

Raising the profile of your nonprofit organization and telling your story requires strategy and planning. This course will provide training using a wide variety of tools including social media, websites, newsletters and e-mail marketing, and media advisories. Emphasis will be on branding and messaging in support of your organizations fundraising efforts and the latest trends. This course is ideal for Executive Directors, Marketing and Communications staff, and volunteers. 

NPT 006 - Writing to Win: Preparation Strong Grant Application Templates

Nonprofit organizations of every size depend on grants to fund important initiatives designed to benefit the community. A good master proposal and planning will increase your chances of writing a winning proposal. Join us and learn the process of preparing strong grant application templates. This course is ideal for executive directors, program directors, board members and freelance grant writers seeking to develop or refine their grant writing skills. 


NPT009 Nonprofit Leadership Boot Camp (56 hour course), Learn More / Apply

Montgomery College’s Nonprofit Leadership Development Seminar develops leadership competency of emerging leaders striving to create beneficial change for the people and the environment within which we live. For participants who are either new to a leadership role or looking to expand their leadership confidence and competence, this seminar equips them with foundational leadership frameworks, skills, and strategies and gives them the space to apply that learning to their organizational and personal lives. Learn more about the Nonprofit Leadership Boot Camp

 The lead facilitator is Justin Pollock, Principal of OrgForward. You must apply to be selected for the Nonprofit Leadership Boot Camp. Learn more about the Nonprofit Leadership Boot Camp.


Note: Nonprofit organizations conducting business in Maryland can send their employee(s), who reside in D.C. or Virginia to this program and pay In-State tuition. The organization must fill out a Business and Industry form for those out-of-state employees and return it with the application packet.

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Contact Us:
  • Tracee Matthias, Program Director
  • Montgomery College, Workforce Development & Continuing Education
  • 51 Mannakee Street,  WD&CE
  • Rockville, MD 20850

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Montgomery County, MD


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