• Flagler College adds online certificate in nonprofit management

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    June 18, 2020
    Contact: Jorge Herrera, 904-826-8643, jherrera@flagler.edu

    St. Augustine, Fla. - Nonprofit professionals and volunteers who want to create a positive impact on the community can now earn a Certificate in Nonprofit Management through Flagler College’s Adult and Continuing Education (ACE) program.

    Nationwide, the nonprofit sector is facing staffing challenges. Florida has more than 96,000 nonprofit organizations registered with the IRS, and personnel with organizational and philanthropic development knowledge are in demand. 

    “We’ve had requests from nonprofit employees and volunteers who are interested in improving their management and leadership skills to create a greater impact,” said Ann Ashworth, ACE program coordinator. “Even for those who hold a bachelor’s or master’s degree, the certificate in nonprofit management can give them an edge in the marketplace.”

    The self-paced, online curriculum helps prepare students to support and influence the direction of organizations with initiatives such as human and youth services, the arts, sports, conservation and more. Non-degree-seeking students and professionals can earn valuable CEUs in the certificate program of 11 courses that include grant writing, fundraising, budgeting, volunteer development, marketing and social media. 

    “The vision of the ACE program is to serve the community’s staff development and continuing education needs,” said Jorge Herrera, director of Adult and Continuing Education. “We offer this certificate to support nonprofit organizations with advanced skills for staff, employees and volunteers.”
    Registration for the Certificate in Nonprofit Management suite of 11 courses results in a 40% discount over taking the courses individually. For more information or to register, go to www.flagler.edu/adulted/npm , email professionaldevelopment@flagler.edu or call 904-826-8643.
    Flagler College is a small private, independent college located in St. Augustine, Fla. The college offers 34 majors, 41 minors, and a master’s degree in Education of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing. Flagler College has an enrollment of about 2,500 students, as well as an offsite campus in Tallahassee, Fla. U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review regularly feature Flagler as a college that offers quality education at a relatively low cost. A Flagler education is less than half the cost of similar private colleges, and competitive with many state universities. A relatively young institution (founded in 1968), Flagler College is also noted for its historic beauty. The centerpiece of the campus is the former Hotel Ponce de Leon, a National Historic Landmark opened in 1888 by railroad pioneer and Standard Oil co-founder Henry M. Flagler. For more on Flagler College, visit www.flagler.edu.