Training & 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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Upcoming Trainings

Join our MNA Member Calls

Designed to facilitate networking and learning across sub-sectors for staff in similar positions, these free monthly calls feature curated topics of interest and lively discussion. Sign up, and join us whenever you can!

Executive Director Group

Join the monthly Executive Director call to connect with your peers, learn from experts in the field, and build community. This call is for any and all CEO’s and Executive Directors in Montana, whether it is your first day or decade of leadership.

Second Thursday of every month at 9:00 AM

Board Leadership Group

Built for Board Leadership (Chairs, Presidents, VPs, Treasurers, Secretaries) this monthly call will be time well spent connecting with other leaders across the state, exploring best practices in board leadership, and problem solving common board hurdles.

Second Wednesday of every month at 10:00 am.

Financial Leadership Group

If it has anything to do with money and management, it’s fair game for this group.

First Thursday of every month at 9:00 AM

Marketing & Comms Group

This is a group specifically for nonprofit professionals working in marketing and communications, whether it’s in your job title or not.

Second Thursday of every month at 10:00 am.

Development Group

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

Accelerator Group

Join this monthly cohort call for nonprofit managers and non-executive directors interested in building community, exploring best practices, and learning together.

First Thursday of every month at 10:00 AM

Local Network Leaders & Capacity Builders

Do you lead a local nonprofit support network, work at a community foundation, or provide resources and support to nonprofits in your region or across the state? Are you working to develop resources, training, and consulting for nonprofit organizations? If you work in service to nonprofit organizations, join this monthly call to connect with others doing this work across the state to share resources, trends, challenges, and best practices.

Third Thursday of every month at 10:00 AM

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2023 Session Policy Calls

Join MNA for a weekly policy update conversation for the 2023 Legislative session, lead by Liz Moore, MNA’s Executive Director, and past Chair of the National Policy Council Committee.

Thursdays, 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM

Advanced Training for Nonprofit Leaders

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Catalyst

Leadership Development for Nonprofit Professionals

MNA Catalyst paves the way for a robust and resilient nonprofit sector in Montana through leadership development. With a combination of dynamic and skilled content experts, thoughtful curriculum design, and opportunities to connect with peers and facilitators, MNA Catalyst bolsters the skill sets, deepens the confidence, and broadens the perspective of both experienced and emerging leaders in the nonprofit sector.  

Accelerator

Professional Development for Nonprofit Managers

Hone your management skills, build your network, and level up your impact. Whether you are steering direct service programs or overseeing back-office support, your work as a manager shapes how the mission comes to life. MNA’s Accelerator is built with you in mind. From best practices in project and budget planning to exploring performance management strategies, Accelerator provides participants with opportunities to learn, practice, and discuss how to deliver organizational strategy through effective management of programs and people. 

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Dig Deeper: Custom Training

One-on-one consultations and trainings

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.