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Nonprofit Programs – Do Good, Better

Strengthening nonprofit work through academic excellence, practical application, professional networks and individual support

Our nonprofit professional development and custom programs will equip you with the tools, skills, resources and networks you need to build your business acumen and value for your organization. The University of St. Thomas – long dedicated to strengthening the nonprofit sector – offers a suite of leadership and management programs designed to increase organizational impact.

Our nonprofit program offerings include:

Within these programs, we aim to:
  • Lead change with authenticity, courage and skill
  • Raise, manage and align funds and resources
  • Develop and stabilize organizational infrastructure
  • Identify and satisfy the needs of constituents
  • Recruit, develop and support board members, paid staff and volunteers
  • Improve accountability and planning  

Center for Nonprofit Management

The University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business created the Center for Nonprofit Management to help nonprofits successfully advance their missions.

Custom Programs


Every nonprofit organization experiences critical junctures in development.  We can tailor capacity-building programs to address specific strategic goals and desired outcomes in the areas of:

  • Board  identity, development and evolution
  • Board governance – for small, midsize to large organizations
  • Use of new strategy models for innovating and planning
  • Executive director and staff leadership development
  • Infrastructure development
  • Fundraising/fund development

Learn more about nonprofit custom programs »

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