The University of Iowa

On-Demand Learning Opportunities

This page lists self-paced and on-demand training opportunities. Those that would count toward the annual six hours of required training to be listed on the LAWINRC Register of Accountability are indicated with an asterisk (*). Other training may also apply. Report your completed training hours to the LAWINRC by using our form. 

Candid Learning

Digital Storytelling to Inspire and Attract Funders

  • Self-paced course
  • Estimated time to complete this course: 1.5 hours
  • Price: $20

*Online Proposal Writing Course

  • Self-paced course
  • Estimated time to complete this course: 8–12 hours
  • Price: $200

Learn how to craft a competitive grant proposal at your own pace with our limited time offer. 

*Creating a Sound Proposal Budget

  • Self-paced course
  • Estimated completion time: 2-3 hours
  • Price: $30
  • Source: Candid Learning
  • Registration deadline: None

Note: To support the work of nonprofits and make trainings accessible, this course, regularly available for $45, is now available for $30.

The budget is often the most challenging part of a proposal, even for fundraisers who’ve mastered the writing part of the process. Let us help you become a pro at preparing effective project budgets. In our online course, we’ll demystify the whole process and offer guidance on what funders really want to see in your budgets..

Details and registration.

 

A number of other self-paced learning courses are available from Candid Learning. Prices range from free to $45. Create a free login at Candid Learning to register for the courses.

  

Internal Revenue Service

*Small to Mid-Size Tax Exempt Organization Workshop

The IRS offers a series of ten, free, on-demand webinars to help nonprofit workers better understand issues surrounding 501(c)(3) organizations such as applying for and maintaining tax-exempt status, an overview of the Form 990, unrelated business income, and more.

*IRS Video Portal

The IRS Video Portal has a tab with on-demand training specifically for Charities and Nonprofits. Presentations and videos may be accessed at no charge, at any time. 

 

Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

Nonprofit Management Essentials

Nonprofit Management Essentials is a suite of online resources provided free to nonprofit organizations. The content was designed to build foundational awareness across a broad range of topics that support successful nonprofits.

  • Facilitation Videos: In Module 1, short video segments teach you how to structure and facilitate your own cohort learning experience using our NME on-demand video content.
  • Facilitation Activities: In Module 2, a DIY facilitation manual includes activities, work sheets and discussion questions for your group.

Detail and registration.

 

Mobile Cause

After the Ask: How to Keep Your Donors Once the Crisis Ends

  • On-Demand webinar
  • Price: Free

Your nonprofit has been hard at work dealing with the impact of coronavirus on your community and organization. You’ve likely brought in new donors during this time, but what next? How do you bring them onboard in the right way to create loyalty past the pandemic at hand?

Details and registration.

Nonprofit Learning Lab

Past webinars from the Nonprofit Learning Lab may be downloaded at no charge from the membership organization, Nonprofit Learning Lab. Scroll to the bottom of the page for the download link and list of sample topics.