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Training and Education for Nonprofits

MNA's learning programs are designed to give nonprofit staff and board members the management and leadership tools needed to move the mission forward. We offer MNA Workshops, On-Demand Learning, Webinars, supportive Affinity Groups, Higher and Continuing Education, and resources from past Conferences. Find the right resources for you and/or your organization below by training type or category.

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Webinars + Workshops

Financial Leadership
Join MNA on a six-week course to sharpen your ability to lead the financial management of your organization.  From budgeting to cash management, cost/benefit analysis, and more, you will learn best-practice fundamentals to lead your organization with confidence. Additionally, MNA will provide you with a comprehensive set of Excel tools to simplify and enhance your ability to monitor, analyze, and report your financial condition. These tools, when combined with your usual accounting software, offer you the visualization and functionality of a much more sophisticated (and expensive) software.

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Board Governance 201: Fall 2021

Legal responsibilities, strategic vision, financial stewardship…Board Members have a lot on their plates. Whether you are a seasoned board member or a new recruit, this workshop will cover all you need to know to become an excellent board member. Join us for this webinar series to make the most of your board term.

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Learn Later: Asking Matters Fundraising Symposium
Access recordings and resources for your whole team. This package includes 3 hours of fundraising training for boards, a 4-part series for staff, plus 2 bonus sessions with The Dottedi and Bloomerang AND access to all slides, worksheets, and more!

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september, 2021

Online Courses: Learn at Your Own Pace

Dig Deeper: Advanced Training Opportunities

Train with MNA

Looking for a custom workshop or consultation? MNA works with nonprofits to create the right experience for your team. Learn more about our topics and rates here.

MNA Catalyst: Leadership Development for Nonprofit Professionals

MNA Catalyst bolsters the skill sets, deepens the confidence, and broadens the perspective of both experienced and emerging leaders in the nonprofit sector. Applications for 2021 are closed but we will open the application process for the 2022 Cohort in November 2021. Learn more here.

Innovation Lab

The Innovation Lab explores best practices for Montana nonprofits to learn, adapt, and breakthrough. Learn more here.

Tools for Nonprofits

Scenario Modeling for Nonprofits

Keep an eye on your finances with this scenario modeling tool.

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Build Your New Normal

In the moment planning and strategy for nonprofits.

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Build Your Board: Board Matrix

Build an even better board with this board member mapping matrix.

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MNA Calls: Connect with Your Peers

Financial Leadership

Join the monthly Financial Leadership call to connect with your peers, learn from experts in the field, and build community. This call is for anyone working with organizational finances, whether you are a CFO or ED juggling it all.

First Thursday of every month at 9:00 AM (starting June 3rd, 2021)

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Executive Directors

Join the monthly Executive Director call to connect with your peers, learn from experts in the field, and build community. This call is for CEO's and Executive Directors in Montana with over two years of experience.

Second Thursday of every month at 9:00 AM

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New Executive Directors

Join the monthly New Executive Director call to connect with your peers, learn from experts in the field, and build community. This call is for CEO's and Executive Directors in Montana with under two years of experience.

Third Thursday of every month at 9:00 AM

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Development Staff

Join the monthly Development Staff call to connect with your peers, learn from experts in the field, and build community. This call is for anyone working primarily in development at nonprofits in Montana, or those foraying into fundraising.

Fourth Thursday of every month at 9:00 AM (starting April 22nd, 2021)

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Higher and Continuing Education

We now offer a micro-credential for nonprofit professionals to advance their skills through leadership and development coursework. This fully online micro-credential is a partnership between the Baucus Institute's Department of Public Administration and Policy at the University of Montana and the Montana Nonprofit Association.

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The University of Montana offers online short courses in nonprofit administration designed for busy professionals.

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Further your education and benefit your organization with a Masters in Public Administration - Nonprofit Track at University of Montana.

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Salish Kootenai College now offers a Grants Project Management Certificate for those interested in furthering their education in grants management.

 

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