Thank you to everyone who participated in the very first Academy Forum: Uncharitable with our renowned speaker, Dan Pallotta. Watch this video to see an overview of the event and keep an eye out for information on upcoming speakers and events by the Academy for Nonprofit Excellence.

The Academy for Nonprofit Excellence offers Hampton Roads nonprofit professionals and board members:

    • An easy, convenient way to learn and practice new skills through classes at the TCC Center for Workforce Solutions located at 7000 College Drive, Suffolk, VA 
    • Timely and ongoing classes to keep their knowledge and skills up-to-date
    • One- and two-day sessions taught by expert, experienced instructors in relevant fields
    • Easy-on-the-budget courses -- $60 for one-day classes; $85 for two-day classes
    • The opportunity to earn a Certificate in Nonprofit Management
    • Several online courses available on demand to suit your schedule

The Academy is sponsored by the Hampton Roads Community Foundation and Tidewater Community College. Since 2005 more than 1200 nonprofit professionals have taken Academy classes with over 80 earning the Certificate in Nonprofit Management. Students are affiliated with over 500 nonprofits.

More information about the Academy and the Certificate in Nonprofit Management may be found by following the links to the left.

Read the latest blogs by some of our instructors!

Open Philanthropy: Dragging Foundations into the Internet Age by Nathaniel James

Awareness, Balance, and Usefulness – How Leaders Use Emotional Intelligence (EI) to Excel by Everett Marshall

The Girl (or Boy) Next Door is a-Changin' by Dr. Carlos Campo

Characteristics of Financially Healthy Nonprofits  Article submitted by Academy Instructor, Deborah Coleman. Written by Nonprofits Assistance Fund.

Giving USA: Top Ten Points You Should Know by The Curtis Group

Organizational Identity submitted by Deborah Coleman, written by Dr. Manuel Morales

Federal Law and Parental Leave by Michael Steele

Does our 'Donate Now" Button Require Charitable Registration? by Ron Barrett

Five Good Habits to Avoid Nonprofit Legal Disasters by Benjamin Takis

First Do No Harm . . . Then Do More Good by Isaac Castillo

Tips for Writing for the Web by Susan Martin and Stephanie Saccone 


The Academy for Nonprofit Excellence is underwritten by the Hampton Roads Community Foundation. 

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