Nonprofit 101: Basics of Nonprofit Sector

One core credit toward Nonprofit Essentials certificate

"Nonprofit 101: Basics of Nonprofit Sector" is intended for those new to the nonprofit field or anyone who might be considering a transition to this sector.

This introductory session will provide an overview of the nonprofit sector and the essential features that define it. Participants will learn about the origins of the sector, types of nonprofit organizations and their role in society and the economy today. The session will also highlight some of the current trends and unique challenges impacting nonprofit organizations.

Through this workshop, participants will:
  • Gain new knowledge about the history and scope of the nonprofit sector
  • Identify key research trends impacting nonprofit organizations today
  • Describe the distinctions between the nonprofit and for-profit sectors and examples of how the lines are becoming blurred
Cecilia Mynatt, Consultant, Center for Nonprofit Management
February 15, 2017; 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
$35.00 for Members; $75.00 for nonmembers; $15.00 for students
One Star
Subject Area(s)
Planning & Evaluation
Center for Nonprofit Management


This workshop has already started and registrations are no longer being accepted. If you are interested in taking this course, please refer to the list below to find another time with the course will be offered.

This workshop is not currently offered at any other times.