The Nonprofit Management Institute has been designed to educate nonprofit professionals and equip them with best practices in nonprofit management, leadership, and development. Classes are open to staff at all levels, as well as Board members, volunteers, and anyone interested in expanding their knowledge of the nonprofit sector.

Registration for 2021 classes is NOW OPEN HERE. All remaining 2021 classes are scheduled to be held in person, contingent upon guidelines from TNCC.
COVID UPDATE: Masks will be required inside the building and during the class. We have also purchased plexiglass partitions to allow for safe spacing.

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August 27full dayEngaging Your Community: How to Adapt to a Community Engagement Environment (Resource Development, Volunteer Management)

September 24full dayThe Nuts and Bolts of Practices for Good Board Governance (Volunteer Management, Nonprofit Leadership)

October 1full dayBuilding Your Nonprofit’s Evaluation Culture: Collecting Meaningful Data for Continuous Improvement (Organizational Development)

October 15full dayHire Right the First Time, with a Focus on Equity Hiring (Nonprofit Leadership, Organizational Development)

November 19full dayChange Management: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (Nonprofit Leadership)

December 31/2 dayQuickbooks (Online Version) for Nonprofits: Intermediate/Advanced (Finance/Legal)

Directions for Registering for TNCC NMI Classes
(please read Requirements and Certificate Guidelines below, prior to registering):

To register, click here (click on the class TITLE to add to your cart.)

NOTE: If your organization is a member  of NetworkPeninsula, please
email us for the discount code prior to beginning the Registration process.


Class Description: For full class descriptions, click here. For Bios of Instructors, click here. Training funds are available through multiple sources. To access the details, and application, click here.

Location: TNCC Historic Triangle Campus, 4601 Opportunity Way, Williamsburg VA 23188 – Room 327

Half day classes: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (with one 15 minute break); Cost: $50 for NetworkPeninsula  members and $60 for all others; .25 CEUs and 2.5 CFRE points per half day class.

Full Day classes: 9:00 am – 3:30 pm (with two 15 minute breaks and one hour for lunch; Cost: $75 for NetworkPeninsula  members and $85 for all others; .5 CEUs and 5 CFRE points per full day class.


  1. All students will be required to participate in the entire class in order to obtain credits and training funds, where applicable.
  2. Attendance will be taken throughout the class, including after breaks and lunch.
  3. If you do not participate in the entire class, the assumption will be made that you are not seeking credit for the class and if training funds were received, that they will be reimbursed by you.

Classes can be taken as part of a particular Certificate programs, or as individual classes with no obligation to obtain Certificates. To obtain individual Certificates in the areas below, students must complete a minimum of 25 hours (2.5 CEUs) in the desired Certificate area. To obtain the Certificate in Nonprofit Management, students are required to complete a total of 115 hours (11.5 CEUs) from classes across all of the six Certificate Programs.

Current Certificate Areas:
Fundraising Management (FRM)
Nonprofit Leadership (NL)
Resource Development (RD)
Organizational Development (OD)
Financial/Legal Management (FLM)
Volunteer Management (VM)