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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.

Learn more about your options below!

Fundraising Symposium with Brian Saber | April 19 - 23

Join MNA and acclaimed fundraising author and expert Brian Saber for a week long (virtual) Fundraising Symposium. Whether you are a development director, board member, program manager, or major gifts officer, this hands-on workshop will help you take the anxiety out of the ask by honing in on your natural strengths. This symposium features an online workshop series for nonprofit staff on fundraising best practices and asking styles, three one-hour webinars for board members to attend, and additional opportunities to connect with experts and peers across the state.

Registration for your team includes access to:

Asking Matters, Fund Development Series for Staff | Tuesday April 20 - Friday April 23rd, 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Fundraising Workshops for Board Members | Tuesday, April 20 - Thursday, April 22nd, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

PLUS additional opportunities to network, connect with your peers, and learn from industry leaders about pressing nonprofit fundraising topics.

Registration starts at $125 for MNA Members attending solo, or $175 for MNA Members bringing their whole organization.

Webinars + Workshops

Financial Leadership
March 24, 31, April 7, 14, 21, 28 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM MTN
Join MNA on a six-week course to sharpen your ability to lead the financial management of your organization.  This course includes tools, templates, and instruction on cash management, cost/benefit analysis, financial performance, and projects.

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Voices of Philanthropy
March 18, 25, April 1 | 1:00 - 2:00 PM MTN
Hear directly about funder's priorities, motivation for philanthropy, approaches to grantmaking, sponsorships, and more. Featuring Otto Bremer Trust and M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust. Featuring a primer on endowed giving with Jim Soft.

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HR for Hiring Webinar Series
April 1, 8, 15 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM MTN
Employees and partners are a nonprofit's more important resource. This series walks through how to hire employees, work with contractors, determine job descriptions, and interview. Join the experts at Associated Employees for all your organization needs when bringing in new talent.

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Quickbooks Made Easy for Nonprofits
Desktop: May 25, 26, 27 | 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM MTN
Online: June 1, 2, 3 | 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM MTN
Presented in partnership with Quickbooks Made Easy MNA Members receive a discount - email [email protected] to learn more.

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Nonprofit Town Halls

Connect with MNA, other nonprofits, and resources to help you, your organization, and your community.

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april, 2021

01apr11:00 am12:00 pmFeaturedHR for Hiring Webinar Series

01apr1:00 pm2:00 pmFeaturedVoices of Philanthropy Webinar Series

02apr7:30 am8:00 amFeaturedWeekly Legislative Wrap Up

05apr1:00 pm2:00 pmBusiness in Freelance Grantwriting - April 5, 12 & 19Mondays, April 5 - 19

07apr11:00 am12:00 pmFinancial Leadership

08apr11:00 am12:00 pmFeaturedHR for Hiring Webinar Series

09apr7:30 am8:00 amFeaturedWeekly Legislative Wrap Up

13apr2:00 pm3:00 pmFeaturedNonprofit Town Hall: Tech Town Hall Series

14apr11:00 am12:00 pmFinancial Leadership

15apr11:00 am12:00 pmFeaturedHR for Hiring Webinar Series

16apr7:30 am8:00 amFeaturedWeekly Legislative Wrap Up

19apr10:00 am11:00 amFeaturedAsking Matters Fundraising Symposium: Monday, April 19

20apr8:30 am1:00 pmFeaturedAsking Matters Fundraising Symposium: Tuesday, April 20

20apr1:00 pm2:00 pmCertificate in Grantwriting - Tuesdays: April 20th-June 15thTuesdays: April 20th-June 15th, 2021

20apr2:00 pm3:00 pmFeaturedTech Town Hall Affinity Group

21apr8:30 am1:00 pmFeaturedAsking Matters Fundraising Symposium: Wednesday, April 21

21apr11:00 am12:00 pmFinancial Leadership

22apr8:30 am1:00 pmFeaturedAsking Matters Fundraising Symposium: Thursday, April 22

22apr9:00 am10:00 amFeaturedDevelopment Director Affinity

23apr7:30 am8:00 amFeaturedWeekly Legislative Wrap Up

23apr8:30 am11:15 amFeaturedAsking Matters Fundraising Symposium: Friday, April 23

28apr11:00 am12:00 pmFinancial Leadership

29apr10:00 am11:00 amFeaturedFrom Surviving to Thriving: How to Build Career ResilienceEducation Webinar

30apr7:30 am8:00 amFeaturedWeekly Legislative Wrap Up

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.

Download the Tool

Build Your New Normal

In the moment planning and strategy for nonprofits.

Download the Tool

Build Your Board: Board Matrix

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

Download the Tool

Affinity Groups: Connect with Your Peers

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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