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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

EXCEL-LENCE Spreadsheet Bootcamp

June 23, 30, July 14 | 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

If you work with any type of data, from grant reporting to program tracking, improving your skills in Excel is one of the easiest ways to level up your efficiency and productivity at work! This fast paced course will start at the very beginning in introducing Excel as an essential tool for any nonprofit professional and will build on that foundation to teach participants how to effectively organize, analyze, and visualize data in ways that make work easier, smarter, more productive, and more efficient.

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The Trainer Academy
June 15, 22 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
$60 for MNA Members $80 for Non Members
The Trainer Academy is an online course that gives you the knowledge, skills, and tools you need to be an effective trainer (both in-person and online). Presented by nonprofit expert trainer, Nancy Bacon. MNA Members receive a discount - email [email protected] for your discount code!

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Build Your Best Team: Become a Nonprofit of Choice

June 8,15,22,29 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Learn how to build a stronger team by exploring generational differences, preparing your leadership, improving work outcomes and reducing turnover, recruiting and attracting talent, and leading through change.

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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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Learn Later: Financial Leadership
Access recordings and resources for our Spring 2021 Financial Leadership course. This package includes over 6  hours of recorded sessions delving into Financial Leadership, 5 templates for financial management, and all slides.

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june, 2021

01jun12:00 pm03(jun 3)2:00 pmQuickBooks Made Easy for Nonprofits May 2021 Fundamentals Webinar: OnlineThree Day Series

03jun9:00 am10:00 amFinancial Leadership Member Call

03jun1:00 pm2:00 pmCertificate in GrantwritingThursdays: June 3rd-July 29th, 2021

07jun1:00 pm2:00 pmBusiness in Freelance Grantwriting - June 7, 14 & 21Mondays, June 7 - 21

08jun11:00 am12:00 pmBuild Your Best Team: Become a Nonprofit of Choice

08jun2:00 pm3:00 pmFeaturedNonprofit Town Hall: Tech Town Hall Series

10jun9:00 am10:00 amExecutive Director Member Calls

10jun1:00 pm2:00 pmCertificate in GrantwritingThursdays: June 3rd-July 29th, 2021

15jun10:00 am12:00 pmFeaturedThe Trainer Academy: How to Teach Online or In-person

15jun11:00 am12:00 pmBuild Your Best Team: Become a Nonprofit of Choice

15jun2:00 pm3:00 pmFeaturedTech Town Hall Affinity Group

17jun9:00 am10:00 amNew ED Member Calls

17jun1:00 pm2:00 pmCertificate in GrantwritingThursdays: June 3rd-July 29th, 2021

22jun10:00 am12:00 pmFeaturedThe Trainer Academy: How to Teach Online or In-person (Copy)

22jun11:00 am12:00 pmBuild Your Best Team: Become a Nonprofit of Choice

23jun11:00 am12:15 pmFeaturedEXCEL-LENCE: Spreadsheet Bootcamp

24jun9:00 am10:00 amFeaturedDevelopment Director Affinity

24jun1:00 pm2:00 pmCertificate in GrantwritingThursdays: June 3rd-July 29th, 2021

29jun11:00 am12:00 pmBuild Your Best Team: Become a Nonprofit of Choice

29jun1:00 pm2:00 pmCertificate in Grantwriting Midsummer CourseTuesdays, June 29th - August 17th, 2021

30jun11:00 am12:15 pmFeaturedEXCEL-LENCE: Spreadsheet Bootcamp

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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