C4NPR Minority Executive Leadership Certificate Program

This program is designed to support current and emerging minority nonprofit leaders, board members, volunteers, executive directors and staff interested in learning more about nonprofits.

This program is sponsored in part by The Andersons

The Minority Executive Leadership Certificate program addresses the skills and strategies that enhance organizational sustainability to transform communities. High-quality professional development courses and mentorships provide training and ongoing support systems for personal and professional success.

To view the Minority Executive Leadership flyer, click here.

This C4NPR certificate provides you with the fundamentals you need to build and hone your skills in nonprofit management in a hybrid format including online learning and in-person meetings. The facilitated cohort experience and mentoring sessions help apply the learning and helps you build your professional network.

MEL Closing Summit

To obtain the C4NPR Minority Executive Leadership Certificate, candidates are required to complete the requirements listed below. The Timeline of Requirements details events for the next scheduled cohort.

Online courses

The four (4) on-line courses (estimated 16 hours) covering topics in the following tracks:
• Leadership in a Nonprofit
• Nonprofit Board and Volunteer Development
• Fundraising for Nonprofit Organizations
• How to Read a Nonprofit Financial Statement

Click here for full descriptions of each course.

Live Events

The Timeline of Requirements provides details for the following live events for the next cohort:
• Kick-off Summit
• Four (4) monthly cohort meetings
• Closing Summit

Mentoring Sessions

The flyer provides details for the following mentoring activities in the next cohort:
• Four (4) individual mentoring sessions


Complete the following:
• Pre-Assessment
• Post-Assessment

If accepted into the program you will receive a special payment link.

$500 per participant*

A limited number of scholarships are available for this certificate program. Contact Milva Wagner at [email protected] or 419-241-9513 to determine if your organization is eligible for a scholarship.

Refund Policy
100% refund if written notice of withdrawal from the program is received 30 or more calendar days before the Kick-off Summit.

50% refund if written notice of withdrawal is received 29-15 calendar days before the Kick-off Summit.

No refunds will be issued 14 days or less before the Kick-off Summit.

If you have questions about this certificate program, please reach out to Milva Wagner at
419-241-9513 or [email protected]