Hofstra University Continuing Education

Certificate in 21st Century Not-for-Profit Management

Hofstra University Continuing Education, in partnership with the Association of Fundraising Professionals-Long Island Chapter (afpli.org), offers an 80-hour certificate in 21st Century Not-for-Profit Management. The program is designed for not-for-profit administrators and staff, board members and volunteers, and individuals who may be interested in changing careers. In recent years, not-for-profits have had to dramatically change the way they operate. Scarcity of resources to support not-for-profits, the proliferation of social media and information technology, stricter government oversight, more savvy donors, an increased emphasis on outcomes measurements, and the need to build sustainable organizations have impacted the way not-for-profits do business. Even seasoned not-for-profit professionals who want to remain current in the field will benefit from the courses offered in this certificate program. Courses may also be taken on an individual basis without participating in the certificate program. AFP members receive a tuition discount.

Certificate Details
Total Hours: 80

  • Five 12-Hours Courses (60 Hours)
  • Four 5-Hour Courses: (20 Hours)

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Courses can also be taken on an individual basis without being part of the certificate program.
APF members receive a 10% discount. Please call Jackie Schmitt at 516-463-7139.
Required Course Offerings (12 Hours Each)
H1801 Fundamentals of Not-for-Profit Management   Get Class Info
H1802 Building a Sustainable Fundraising Program   Get Class Info
H1803 Not-for-Profit Finance and Legal Issues   Get Class Info
H1805 Strategic 21st Century Marketing   Get Class Info
H1818 Using Data and Research to Thrive and Grow   Get Class Info

Required Course Offerings (5 Hours Each)
H1810 Grant Writing in a Challenging Economy   Get Class Info
H1812 Creating a Major Gifts Program   Get Class Info
H1819 Special Events Planning and Volunteer Management   Get Class Info
H1820 21st Century Fundraising and Awareness Initiatives   Get Class Info
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